Rafael Benitez makes four changes to the side following Wednesday’s goalless draw with Fulham.
With David Luiz missing through suspension, Gary Cahill comes into the side to partner Branislav Ivanovic in the centre of defence, while John Mikel Obi comes into the midfield to partner Ramires, with Oriol Romeu dropping down to the bench.
In attack, there are starts for both Victor Moses and Juan Mata, with both Oscar and Ryan Bertrand making way.
Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
1 Petr Cech (c)
28 Cesar Azpilicueta
2 Branislav Ivanovic
24 Gary Cahill
3 Ashley Cole
12 John Mikel Obi
13 Victor Moses
10 Juan Mata
17 Eden Hazard
9 Fernando Torres
Substitutes: 22 Ross Turnbull, 19 Paulo Ferreira, 6 Oriol Romeu, 34 Ryan Bertrand, 21 Marko Marin, 35 Lucas Piazon, 11 Oscar.
West Ham United are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
Jaaskelainen; Demel, Reid, Collins, O’Brien; Noble, Tomkins; O’Neill, Nolan, Jarvis; Cole.
Substitutes: Spiegel (GK), Maiga, Taylor, Diame, Spence, Fanimo, Moncur.