Joseph Lopy, Thierry Doubai, Ishmael Yartey and Cedric Bakambu will form the four-man midfield.
Reims look to deploy a similar a 4-4-2 formation, with Nicolas Fauvergue and Kamel Ghilas as the two forwards up front.
Agassa Kossi is in goal for the home side and will be protected by the defensive four of Grzegorz Krychowiak, Pape N'Diaye Souare, Mohamed Fofana and Christopher Glombard.
Reims: Kossi, Krychowiak, Souare, Fofana, Giombard, Ca, Devaux, Ayite, Fortes, Fauvergue, Ghilas
Sochaux: Cros, Kante, Yaya, Peybernes, Corchia, Lopy, Doubai, Yartey, Bakambu, Contout, Boudebouz