Under-fire Newcastle manager Alan Pardew will be desperate to steer his side to their first win of the Premier League season at Stoke on Monday.
Swansea held on after Sunderland failed to take advantage of Angel Rangel's second-half sending off as Saturday's clash finished 0-0.
Victor Moses and Vincent Enyeama have been called up by Nigeria for the back to back AFCON qualifying games with Sudan.
Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie is remaining positive after undergoing knee surgery, asserting that the injury serves as a "new beginning".
Capital One Cup holders Manchester City will continue their defence of the trophy when they face Newcastle in the fourth round next month.
Marc Muniesa was the unlikely hero for Stoke City as they came from behind to beat Sunderland in the Capital One Cup clash on Tyneside.
Sunderland will be looking to snap a three-match winless run when they host Stoke City in the third round of the Capital One Cup on Tuesday.
Niko Kranjcar scored late on to earn QPR a point against a Stoke side that dominated for long periods in a 2-2 draw.
QPR and Stoke will clash at Loftus Road on Saturday with both sides desperate to jump start their respective Premier League campaigns.
Leonardo Ulloa scored the only goal as Leicester earned their first victory of the season with a 1-0 win at Stoke on Saturday.
Manager Mark Hughes admits he is open to extending his stay with Stoke City but is yet to open talks over a new contract.
Stoke City will be targeting more of the same when they take on new boys Leicester City at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Stoke winger Marko Arnautovic is setting his sights on securing Champions League football, and knows that may mean leaving the Potters.
Stoke manager Mark Hughes has revealed that Peter Odemwingie is facing "a long road back" from the knee injury he sustained at Manchester City.
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