Fernando Torres returns to the starting line-up with the familiar three of Juan Mata, Oscar and Eden Hazard playing behind him.
Branislav Ivanovic is preferred to Gary Cahill at centre-back with Cesar Azpilicueta at right back.
Vincent Kompany has passed fitness test ofMan City who bring Edin Dzeko into the attack.
Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
1 Petr Cech (c)
28 Cesar Azpilicueta
2 Branislav Ivanovic
4 David Luiz
3 Ashley Cole
12 John Mikel Obi
10 Juan Mata
17 Eden Hazard
9 Fernando Torres
Substitutes: 22 Ross Turnbull, 19 Paulo Ferreira, 24 Gary Cahill, 34 Ryan Bertrand, 6 Oriol Romeu, 21 Marko Marin, 13 Victor Moses.
Man City are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
Hart; Zabaleta, Kompany (c), Nastasi?, Kolarov; Y Touré, Barry; Silva, Agüero, Milner; Dzeko.
Subs: Pantilimon, Maicon, K Toure, Garcia, Nasri, Tévez, Balotelli,
The referee is Chris Foy.