Arthur Boka and Cristian Molinaro compete for the spot at left-back.
William Kvist is injured and will be replaced by Zdravko Kuzmanovic in defensive midfield, with Raphael Holzhäuser filling in alongside Christian Gentner.
Shinji Okazaki is the first option for manager Labbadia, should he make any changes to his attack.
Fürth are second from bottom - only one point ahead of Augsburg - in the table and despite the board showing a lot of patience towards manager Büskens, he needs his team to improve now. A real target man to convert their few chances is what is missing missing.
Stuttgart are in very inconsistent and they have to improve their defensive organisation in order to get positive results more often.
Expect Stuttgart to try to dominate the game from the outset and Fürth to wait for their chances on the counter.
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