Stoke 1-0 Newcastle: Mark Hughes pleased with his 'rock solid' side

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes says he is pleased with the 'rock solid' performance of his side after they beat Newcastle 1-0.

Dutch defender Erik Pieters scored a first Premier League goal to give the Potters their fourth win in five league games.

Hughes' side are now just three points behind Newcastle in the league and are on track to finish in the top half of the table.