Stoke City 2-1 West Ham: Emenike unable to prevent defeat

BLACKBURN, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 21: Emmanuel Emenike of West Ham United scores his team's fourth goal during The Emirates FA Cup fifth round match between Blackburn Rovers and West Ham United at Ewood park on February 21, 2016 in Blackburn, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

West Ham suffered 2-1 defeat at the hands of Stoke City in their final Premier League game of the season at the Britannia stadium.

The Hammers took an early lead 23 minutes when Antonio opened the scoring giving them an advantage going into the first half break.

Stoke got back into the game soon after the half time break when Imbula equalised and Imbula bagged a late winner on 88 minutes.

On-loan Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike started on the bench and came on in the second half but was unable to score his first Premier League game of the season.

Stoke City v West Ham

Stadium: Britannia

Kick-Off: 15:00 GMT

West Ham Confirmed Starting Line-ups: Randolph, Tomkins, Reid, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Noble (c), Kouyate, Antonio, Lanzini, Sakho, Carroll

Subs: Spiegel (GK), Byram, Collins, Obiang, Moses, Emenike, Valencia

Manager: Slaven Bilic

Stoke City Confirmed Starting Line-ups: Given, Cameron, Shawcross (c), Wollscheid, Pieters, Whelan, Walters, Arnautovic, Imbula, Krkic, Joselu

Subs: Haugaard (GK), Bardsley, Muniesa, Adam, Diouf, Shaqiri, Crouch

Manager: Mark Hughes

Goals: 23′ Antonio, 55′ Imbula, 88′ Diouf