Hull City have won only one of their previous eight Premier League matches against Stoke City (D3 L4).
Stoke have conceded only once in their last five Premier League encounters against the Tigers.
Mark Hughes has never lost a PL matche against Hull, winning three and drawing four (two wins and two draws as Stoke manager).
Joe Allen has scored in three consecutive Premier League matches for the first time in his career. No Stoke player has scored in four PL fixtures in a row.
Mike Phelan: "Training has been positive this week. We need a reaction to last weekend’s result and we intend to do that."
Mark Hughes: "They'll want a reaction after Bournemouth. [Hull] supporters will demand one. Its down to how well they're able to bounce back."