Fernando Torres starts against his former club and is expected to be flanked by Ramires and Willian.

John Mikel Obi returns to a three-man midfield with David Luiz and Frank Lampard.

Ashley Cole has been selected at left-back with Cesar Azpilicueta moving back to the right. Petr Cech returns in goal and Marco van Ginkel, back from a cruciate injury, is on the bench.

Atletico prefer Diego rather than David Villa to play with Diego Costa in attack. Former Chelsea man Tiago is on the bench.

Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:

1 Petr Cech; 28 Cesar Azpilicueta, 24 Gary Cahill, 26 John Terry (c), 3 Ashley Cole; 12 John Mikel Obi, 4 David Luiz, 8 Frank Lampard; 7 Ramires, 9 Fernando Torres, 22 Willian.

Substitutes: 23 Mark Schwarzer, 33 Tomas Kalas, 27 Nathan Ake, 16 Marco van Ginkel, 11 Oscar, 14 Andre Schurrle; 19 Demba Ba.

Atletico are expected to line up in the following 4-4-2 formation:

Courtois; Juanfran, Miranda, Godin, Filipe Luis; Raul Garcia, Gabi (c), Mario Suarez, Koke; Diego, Diego Costa.

Subs: Aranzubia, Alderweireld, Tiago, Arda Turan, Rodriguez, Sosa, Villa.

The referee is Jonas Eriksson from Sweden.

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