Newcastle make four changes themselves from the side which beat Southampton 3-2, as Dwight Gayle replaces Callum Wilson up front and captain Jamal Lascelles returns alonside Ciaran Clark as an all new centre-back pairing. Fellow defender Emil Krath is the other returning player, as Isaac Hayden moves into midfield with Jeff Hendrick suspended after being sent off in that win.
Chelsea (3-4-2-1): Kepa; Azpilicueta (c), Christensen, Rudiger; Hudson-Odoi, Jorginho, Kovacic, Alonso; Mount, Werner; Abraham
Substitutes: Mendy, Zouma, James, Emerson, Chilwell, Kante, Ziyech, Pulisic, Giroud
Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Darlow; Krafth, Clark, Lascelles (c), Lewis; Shelvey, Hayden; Willock, Almiron, Saint-Maximin; Gayle
Subsitutes: Dubravka, Dummett, M Longstaff, Ritchie, Fraser, Murphy, S Longstaff, Carroll, Joelinton
Referee: Peter Bankes