The goalkeepers were the story of this 0-0 match Saturday at the Boleyn Ground, as Stoke City’s Jack Butland was an acrobatic wonder and Adrian was always in position for West Ham.
Butland posted his 7th clean sheet as Stoke sits 11th with 23 points. West Ham is in eighth, with more point.
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Antonio forced Jack Butland into a steady save early when he stung a shot through traffic from about 22 yards out, and we were off.
Marco Van Ginkel was an early threat for Stoke, and missed an in-tight chance within the match’s first 10 minutes.
Butland cleaned up a 39th minute mess off a West Ham free kick to keep things scoreless.
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27 – Stoke City’s Premier League games have seen just 27 goals scored this season – fewer than any other club. Tight.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 12, 2015
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The Stoke keeper was again the star in the second half, flying to stop an Aaron Cresswell rip in the 77th.