The Potters former midfielder was brilliant in Switzerland last night.

Sevilla defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the Europa League final last night, after running riot in the second-half in Basel.

The result, in the end, was deserved, and a former Stoke City player played a vital role.

Steven N’Zonzi was in fantastic form, especially in the second period, as the Spanish side defeated Liverpool in fine fashion.

Liverpool should have known all about the talents of N’Zonzi – who was instrumental in the 6-1 win over Liverpool for Stoke this time last year.

The Frenchman then headed to Sevilla after being rewarded with the Stoke City Player of the Year award for 2015-16.

Liverpool could not get past the rangy midfielder throughout the second-half and Stoke fans were undoubtedly pleased to see the 27-year-old pick up his first ever major honour.

When he left the club many a Stoke fan would have been disappointed with his departure but most were glad he was moving on in a deal that looked to develop his career, rather than just shifting sideways in the Premier League.

That was the overriding reaction from Stoke fans on Twitter after the game, who were pleased for the midfield general…

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