Leicester City return to the King Power Stadium down but not out after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Champions League quarterfinal first-leg on Wednesday.
Leicester City will be without key defensive duo Robert Huth and Christian Fuchs for their Boxing Day clash with Everton after picking up their fifth bookings of the season.
Robert Huth carries the final match of a three match suspension into this season meaning that he will miss the Foxes' season-opening match against Hull City.
Leicester City made the biggest statement for their case to be title-winners this season, defeating Manchester City at The Etihad, 0-3, with two goals from Robert Huth.
In a contest that saw several chances for both sides, it was Leicester City who finally broke through with a Robert Huth goal to earn three big points in a 0-1 against Tottenham.
Robert Huth scored in Leicester's comeback from 2-0 down to lead the Foxes to a 3-2 win against Birmingham City.
Leicester City have signed Stoke defender Robert Huth for a fee in the region of £3m.
Leicester City have signed Stoke City defender Robert Huth on loan until the end of the season.
Robert Huth has been something of a forgotten man at Stoke City due to injuries but he is getting closer and faces a fitness check ahead of the Potters' Week 15 match with Arsenal.
Robert Huth is back in training and played a half of a closed-doors friendly this week.
Stoke City will continue to be short-handed in the near term, as both Robert Huth and Andy Wilkinson need a few more weeks before returning to the squad.
Robert Huth was injured last week against Sunderland, and will miss several weeks as he needs surgery on his knee.
Robert Huth's ankle is swollen and he won't be considered for Stoke City's Cup tie against Birmingham City.