X Shaqiri (39),P Crouch (73)
V Iborra (33),R Mahrez (60)
Stoke vs Leicester
12:30pm Saturday 4th November
HIGHLIGHTS: STOKE 2-2 LEICESTER
THAT'S A WRAP!
That concludes our coverage from the bet365 Stadium. Be sure to keep across the Sky Sports platforms for more reaction, plus updates from the rest of Saturday's Premier League action.
PUEL PRAISES FOXES DISPLAY
Despite having surrendered the lead on two occasions, Claude Puel was pleased with Leicester as they remained unbeaten under his watch.
HUGHES: POINT DESERVED
Stoke boss Mark Hughes believes his side were deserving of their point against Leicester.
'A GOLDEN CAMEO'
Hailed by Sky Sports analyst Alan Pardew as a
"golden cameo", Crouch changed the game when arrived from the bench
with 22 minutes to go just when it seemed to be slipping away from Stoke. They
were lacking in ideas as Leicester were dominating the chances on the counter
but the 36-year-old gave Stoke a direct option and he popped up with the
all-important equalising goal, and nearly won the game at the death.
LEICESTER UP TO 10TH
Leicester move into the top half of the Premier League following today's draw at Stoke...
PREMIER LEAGUE STANDINGS
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STOKE 2-2 LEICESTER
It's all over at the bet365 Stadium! Peter Crouch comes off the bench to rescue a point for the Potters as, for the third season running, this fixture ends in a 2-2 draw. Leicester will be kicking themselves after going ahead on two occasions and failing to put this game to bed. Stoke, meanwhile, will take a lot of positives for never giving in and getting a hard-fought point.
90+4: WHAT A SAVE! Crouch wins the header at the corner and draws another fine save Schmeichel, before Leicester hack the ball away from danger.
90+4: Choupo-Moting wins a corner off Simpson. Is there a late string in the tail from the Potters.
90+3: Stoke have the chance to pump a long ball into the Leicester area after Iheanacho is penalised for a foul on Fletcher, but Shaqiri's delivery is poor as the Foxes clear.
90+2: Mahrez breaks and tries to release Vardy in behind the Stoke defence, but he just over-hits the pass as Vardy tries and fails to keep it in play.
90+1: There will be FOUR minutes of added time.
88: DISALLOWED GOAL! Leicester have the ball in the back of the net for the third time as Iheanacho pokes home after Mahrez's shot deflects into his path. But the striker is several yards offside and the flag goes up on the far side.
86: SUB! Second change for Stoke as Berahino replaces Diouf.
86: Crouch's knock-down falls for Diouf and he tries to bundle his way towards goal. Thankfully for Leicester, Morgan is on hand to halt his run as Schmeichel comes off his line to gather.
84: Stoke come forward in search of a third goal, patiently probing for a way through the Leicester defence. But when they do deliver the ball into the area, Pieters' cross is easily cleared by the Foxes.
82: Shaqiri drills a free-kick into the Leicester area which Choupo-Moting meets with his heads, but he's too far from goal to divert the ball beyond Schmeichel.
80: SUB! Third and final change for Leicester as Albrighton replaces Gray.
78: WHAT A CHANCE! Jamie Vardy spurns a glorious chance to restore Leicester's lead. He shows great footwork to spin away from Shawcross having been played into space by Iheanacho, but he drags a left-footed shot woefully wide.
GOAL! STOKE 2-2 LEICESTER (Crouch, 73)
How about that for an impact! He's been on the pitch for barely five minutes but Leicester succumb to the aerial presence of Peter Crouch as he steals a march on Fuchs to score his 52nd headed Premier League goal beyond Schmeichel. Pick that out!
STOKE 1-2 LEICESTER
71: CLOSE! The state of the game is playing right in to Leicester's hands as Vardy comes alive on the counter. He races clear of Shawcross down the right and tries to set up Iheanacho for the Foxes' third, but Wimmer recovers in the nick of time.
Jamie Vardy has been price-boosted to 8/1 from 7/1 by Sky Bet to score the next goal, while Joe Allen is 5/1 from 9/2 to be carded. A 2-1 Leicester win is 6/5 and 3-1 5/1, while a 2-2 draw is 7/2 and a 3-2 Stoke win 22/1. Click here to place your bets!
68: SUB! First change for Stoke as Crouch replaces Sobhi.
67: CLOSE! Stoke go in search of an immediate response as Pieters crosses for Diouf, who has peeled off the back of Maguire. But the Leicester centre-back just gets a touch on the ball to prevent Diouf from making contact, and, to make matters worse, the officials fail to spot the deflection.
66: SUB! Iborra, who looks to have picked up a knock, makes way for King.
GOAL! STOKE 1-2 LEICESTER (Mahrez, 60)
Less than 60 seconds after that Schmeichel save the Foxes in the front for the second time. Ndidi threads Mahrez in down the right channel, where he drifts into the area, cuts inside one defender and drills a low effort through Butland. There were bodies in the way of the Stoke stopper, but he'll be disappointed to concede from that manner.
STOKE 1-1 LEICESTER
59: WHAT A SAVE! Well Stoke have really stirred here and will feel aggrieved not to be ahead as Shawcross's powerful header draws a fine save from Schmeichel.
58: SUB! First change for Leicester as Iheanacho replaces Okazaki.
57: CHANCE! As soon as I say that Stoke go up the other end and register their first attempt on goal this half as Choupo-Moting's low cut-back goes through Morgan's legs and falls for Allen, who scuff an effort towards goal.
53: CLOSE! Leicester come within inches of retaking the lead as Mahrez picks up on the ball on the left-hand side of the Stoke area, shifts the ball to one side a drills a low effort across goal which narrowly misses the target. At present, Leicester are the only side who look capable of winning this game.
52: Mahrez carries the ball towards the Stoke area with real intent before appearing to be barged off the ball by Fletcher, but referee Moss deems to contact legal.
50: CLOSE! Mahrez lets fly from 25 yards and his dipping effort forces a panicked save from Butland. Three Leicester corners in quick succession follow, but Stoke manage to remain on level terms.
49: CLOSE! Leicester hit back as Mahrez threads Vardy into space. The Foxes striker rolls Zouma before driving into the area, where he fizzes the ball across the six-yard for Okazaki, who cannot rise high enough to turn it towards goal.
47: Stoke start the second half on the front foot and ask serious questions of the Leicester defence as Choupo-Moting releases Allen into space in the area, and his low, deflected drive draws Schmeichel into action.
KICK-OFF! With both teams are as they were in the first half, Leicester get the second period underway.
Sky Bet have Stoke 2/1 to win the game with Leicester 9/4 and the raw 6/4. Xherdan Shaqiri to score a brace has been price-boosted to 7/1 from 6/1, while both teams to score in the second half is 11/4 from 9/4. Click here to place your bets!
Referee Jon Moss brings an end to a strange first half at the bet365 Stadium, which has seen him replaced the injured Bobby Madley. It took about 20 minutes for either side to come out of their shell, with Leicester making the early running and taking the lead thanks it Iborra's first goal for the club. The Foxes arguably should have put the game to bed with three chances in quick succession, but they were made to pay for their wastefulness as Shaqiri equalised against the run of play. Leicester have been on top but they have nothing to show for it, you get the sense it may be one of those afternoons for the Foxes...
45+3: Both sides seem content with what they've got as the interval approaches, with neither willing to throw bodies forward in search of a final flourish.
45: There will be FOUR minutes of added time.
43: SAVE! What a game this is developing into. Stoke have come to life after that Shaqiri goal and the Switzerland international is hungry for more as he draws Schmeichel into a decent save at his near post.
42: CLOSE! Incredible! Stoke's hard work to get back into the game nearly evaporates in an instant as Diouf slices a clearance within inches of the top corner of his own goal.
GOAL! STOKE 1-1 LEICESTER (Shaqiri, 39)
They've been on the back foot for the last 10 minutes but, in an instant, they draw level. After seeing Leicester spurn three gilt-edged chances, Choupo-Moting's first-time pass releases Xherdan Shaqiri in behind, and he curls an unstoppable shot into the back of the net via the post.
STOKE 0-1 LEICESTER
37: CHANCE! Gray sends another fantastic ball into the mixer
and Iborra is free as a bird….he heads it over under no pressure!
37: CHANCE! What on earth is going on with Stoke?! Gray floats down the left flank and is allowed to cross for Okazaki, whose downward header is tipped over by Butland.
36: CHANCE! Stoke all at sea at the back as Mahrez is played in behind. All he has to do is square the ball for Vardy to tap home, but he takes an age as Zouma recovers with a firm challenge.
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