The Scotsman’s slip could be seen as an unwitting metaphor for the Potters’ season, which has seen them slip out of the top half following three successive defeats.
Adam has scored some spectacular goals over the years, most notably his 65-yard screamer at Chelsea a couple of seasons ago.
But alas for him he was left to look like a right Charlie on this occasion, almost falling flat on his face in the process of taking a corner kick.
Stoke host Liverpool this weekend and will be hoping to replicate the 6-1 final day victory they enjoyed in 2015.
After three successive 9th place finishes, anything less will surely not reflect well on Mark Hughes.