"It's over a season and we've not been good enough all season", added the defender, whose failed interception four minutes from time inadvertently set up Patrick van Aanholt's victor.
Stoke had the ignominy of becoming the first team to go down, ending their stay in the top flight after a decade after they blew a one-goal lead to lose 1-2 at home to Crystal Palace in an earlier game.
McArthur finished off a pass from Ruben Loftus-Cheek from a counter-attack move.
Stoke, meanwhile, had initially let their burning desire to hit the scoreboard disrupt their decision making processes as they were left to rue the lack of composure needed in the final third, with a cushioned header poorly directed wide of the upright by an unmarked Mame Biram Diouf in what was their best chance in open play midway through the first 45.
Buoyed by Shaqiri's moment of magic, Stoke unsurprisingly started the second period in confident fashion.
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Loftus-Cheek powered forward before playing in the over-lapping McArthur, who showed great composure to roll into Butland's far corner.
A crestfallen Ryan Shawcross, Stoke's captain whose late mistake led to Van Aanholt's goal, admitted his team had not been good enough all season.
Palace secured their Premier League survival with the win.
But on the other side of things are Palace.
Palace are the first top-flight team since Liverpool in the 1899-1900 season to avoid relegation despite losing their first seven matches of the season.
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They seemed to benefit from being back at home and looked to be the more comfortable team shooting from the outset. And if they're making shots, they become risky . "That's his game", Rondo said of Green. "It starts with defense".
- Stoke have failed to win any of the four Premier League matches they've gone in at half-time ahead under Lambert (D2 L2).
"After seven games, or after 11 games with four points, I never saw it coming", Hodgson told BBC Sport of his side's recovery from a terrible start under Frank de Boer.
West Brom will join the Potters in the Championship unless they beat Tottenham in today's encounter.
Paul Lambert is confident Stoke City are well placed to bounce straight back into the Premier League after their relegation was confirmed on an emotional day at bet365 Stadium. Butland has appeared seven times for his country, and will be hoping to feature in this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation.
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He assured that the government would spare no efforts to ensure the safety of journalists. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned the "senseless and barbaric attack".