Preview: Leicester City v Stoke City

Leicester City will be targeting a fifth consecutive victory when they host Stoke City in the Premier League on Saturday.

The Foxes have made an impressive turnaround under the guidance of new manager Craig Shakespeare, winning four games on the trot across all competitions.

City beat Liverpool, Hull City, Sevilla (in the Champions League), and West Ham United just before the international break.

The wins have seen the Foxes climb up to 15th position where they now sit six points above the relegation zone.

Shakespeare warned his players against complacency after their string of wins, telling his press conference: "Stoke will be a very big test on Saturday, but one we will be ready for. We have to keep our feet on the ground."

In team news, City are still unable to call upon defender Wes Morgan, due to a back injury, but Danny Drinkwater is fit again after recovering from a hip problem.

Meanwhile, Stoke City have gone through a more tumultuous run of fixtures recently, losing two, drawing one, and winning one of their last four games. The most recent outing was a narrow 2-1 defeat at home against league leaders Chelsea. 

The Potters are ninth in the Premier League standings, seven points adrift West Brom in eighth, and three clear of Southampton.

Manager Mark Hughes told his press conference: "Leicester are playing well at the moment. They are a fully committed side. We need to ensure their key players don't have an impact."

The travelers will miss Xherdan Shaqiri, who has picked up a calf injury, Jack Butland, and the suspended Phil Bardsley. Geoff Cameron is doubtful.

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