Leicester City will look to extend their lead in the English Premier League when they visit Everton on Saturday.
The Foxes have been the surprise packages of the Premier League this season, and find themselves two points clear at the top. A victory will take Leicester five points ahead of Arsenal, who play Manchester City in a crucial Premier League game on Monday.
"Slowly, they [other teams] think what is happening in Leicester," Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri, who will be without Danny Drinkwater, Robert Huth and Jeffrey Schlupp, said. "Of course now when the other teams play against us, maybe they think twice before they do something.
"For us it's not important what they think, but how we play. That is my way, that is my philosophy. For me, I am very curious in every match. I want to see what happens now."
Leicester pulled off another one of their many impressive performances and results this season on Monday, beating Chelsea 2-1, with that match proving to be Jose Mourinho's final one in charge of the London club.
Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez were outstanding again in that match, and with Ranieri having his team purring from back to front, Everton will need a near-faultless performance at Goodison Park.
"We need to be wary of their quality and their goalscoring threat and the way they are playing with freedom and a real enjoyment at the moment but it is more about matching that aspect, rather than changing much of what we do from week to week," Everton manager Roberto Martinez said.
"You always have to aware of the opposition, that is straightforward, but in the same way we are playing at home, we need to enjoy ourselves and that big footballing environment when the side at the top of the league come to Goodison."
Everton, who could see the return of James McCarthy, with John Stones passed fit, have also been playing some good attacking football, with Romelu Lukaku and Gerard Deulofeu in cracking form. However, results have not quite matched Everton's attacking play often enough this season, and that is something Martinez wants to change.
"What we have done in the last five games is be really consistent in our performances," Martinez added. "Some of our performances have been sensational. We've been playing at a fantastic level but one that hasn't been appreciated because we haven't been winning games.
"What we do now is share a feeling of emptiness because not to get three points at the end of very good, dominant performances is quite hurtful and tough to take. But in the same way, we have to be a little bit more intelligent in order to see how the team is performing, how far we have come and look at what an exciting group we have."
Where to Watch Live
Everton vs Leicester City is scheduled for a 3 pm local time (8.30 pm IST, 10 am ET) start. There will be no live TV coverage of the English Premier League match in India. However, the EPL action can be watched via live streaming online on Starsports.com and Hotstar. Live broadcast of Everton vs Sunderland is also not there in the UK.
Watch the EPL game live in the US on NBCSN, with the live stream option on NBC Sports Live Extra. Canada viewers can watch Leicester play Everton live on TSN5 and RDS2, with the live stream option on TSN TV.
Australia viewers can catch the EPL action live on Fox Sports, while the online live streaming options are on Foxtel Play and Fox Sports EPL On Demand. Viewers in the Middle East and North Africa can watch the EPL match live on Bein Sports Arabia andBein Sports Connect.