Hull City vs Stoke City team news: Tom Huddlestone and Jake Livermore among the Tigers stars to return after Europa League tie

Stoke drop Bojan to the bench for the visit to Steve Bruce's Hull City

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Hull City manager Steve Bruce has made eight changes from the side which lost to KSC Lokeren in their Europa League play-off first leg.

The Tigers welcome Mark Hughes' Stoke City side to the KC Stadium after an impressive 1-0 away victory over Queens Park Rangers on the opening day of the Premier League season.

Tom Huddlestone, Jake Livermore, Curtis Davies, Ahmed Elmohamady, Andrew Robertson, Stephen Quinn, Tom Ince and Niki Jelavic all return to action after being rested in Europe.

The Potters, on the other hand, make two changes from the 1-0 home defeat to Aston Villa. In come Steve Sidwell and Peter Odemwingie for Stephen Ireland and new signing Bojan.

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Hull City: McGregor, Chester, Davies, McShane, Elmohamady, Robertson, Huddlestone, Livermore, Quinn, Ince, Jelavic.

Subs: Harper, Rosenior, Figueroa, Bruce, Meyler, Boyd, Aluko.

Stoke City: Begovic; Bardsley, Shawcross, Wilson, Pieters; Odemwingie, Nzonzi, Whelan, Sidwell, Arnautovic; Diouf.

Subs: Sorensen; Muniesa, Adam, Walters, Crouch, Cameron, Bojan.