Newcastle, meanwhile, have named an unchanged side to the one that beat Aston Villa 2-1 during the week.
Newcastle: Krul; Debuchy, S.Taylor, Coloccini (c), Santon; Perch, Cabaye; Gouffran, Sissoko, Gutierrez; Cisse
Subs: Elliot, Yanga-Mbiwa, Bigirimana, Anita, Marveaux, Obertan, Shola Ameobi
Chelsea: Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Cole; Ramires, Lampard; Oscar, Mata, Bertrand; Ba
Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Azpilicueta, Ake, Benayoun, Marin, Torres