With the international break just around the corner, this weekend is an opportunity for clubs to pick up three points before another two weeks off from the Premier League.
For the 3.00pm games, Huddersfield and West Brom go head to head at the John Smith Stadium while Newcastle host Bournemouth. Burnley also travel to Southampton and Swansea welcome Brighton to the Liberty Stadium.
West Ham and Liverpool round off today’s proceedings with their 5.30pm meeting at the London Stadium. It’s a must-win match for both sides, with Jurgen Klopp and Slaven Bilic both under pressure to turn things around at their respective clubs.
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- Stoke 12:30 Leicester
- Huddersfield 15:00 West Brom
- Newcastle 15:00 Bournemouth
- Southampton 15:00 Burnley
- Swansea 15:00 Brighton
- West Ham 17:30 Liverpool
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of Stoke vs Leicester from the bet365 Stadium.
Here are your teams today:
Pre-match quotes from Mark Hughes
On the possibility of winning back-to-back games following last week's victory away to Watford: "Everybody knows the importance of back-to-back wins. It would be good to be able to do that on the back of a really good away performance."
On naming an unchanged side from last weekend: "We've been looking for continuity in terms of selection. We're grateful that we've been able to name the same side. The players deserve that in terms of what they did last week."
On the threat posed by Leicester: "They are a very good team. In recent games against them we've found it difficult. They've got a lot of talent at the top end of the pitch so we'll have to be vigilant."
Quotes from Sky Sports
Will the Leicester striker be on target again today?
Stoke vs Leicester - last five meetings
- Leicester 2-0 Stoke, April 2017 (Premier League)
- Stoke 2-2 Leicester, December 2016 (Premier League)
- Leicester 3-0 Stoke, January 2016 (Premier League)
- Stoke 2-2 Leicester, September 2015 (Premier League)
- Leicester 0-1 Stoke, January 2015 (Premier League)
The players are in the tunnel at the bet365 Stadium. Kick-off is just over five minutes away!
1' - Referee Bobby Madley gets us underway in Stoke!
5' - Leicester have the first meaningful attack of the match as Riyad Mahrez sets Jamie Vardy away with a long through pass. Vardy collects the ball on the right wing before firing a low cross in towards Demarai Gray in the penalty area. However, the ball is blocked by a Stoke defender and Leicester have to settle for a corner, which comes to nothing.
11' - Lovely play. Demarai Gray squares Kurt Zouma up on the edge of the Stoke penalty area before beating him and drilling an accurate, low cross in towards Jamie Vardy on the edge of the six-yard box. Kevin Wimmer just about gets to the ball first to deny the Leicester striker a tap-in.
14' - A slack pass from Vicente Iborra midway inside the Leicester half gifts Stoke their first shooting opportunity of the match. However, Xherdan Shaqiri's effort from just outside the penalty area is poorly struck and the ball dribbles wide of Kasper Schmeichel's goal.
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