TEAM NEWS: CHELSEA V ASTON VILLA

Jose Mourinho makes two changes to the side that started against Hull.

Juan Mata returns in place of Kevin De Bruyne and Demba Ba is the striker in place of Fernando Torres who is rested completely.

Villa, fresh from beating Arsenal, make just one enforced change - Ciaran Clark in at the back for injured Nathan Baker.

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

1 Petr Cech; 2 Branislav Ivanovic, 24 Gary Cahill, 26 John Terry (c), 3 Ashley Cole; 7 Ramires, 8 Frank Lampard; 10 Juan Mata,11 Oscar, 17 Eden Hazard; 29 Demba Ba.

Substitutes: 23 Mark Schwarzer, 28 Cesar Azpilicueta, 12 John Mikel Obi, 16 Marco van Ginkel, 15 Kevin De Bruyne, 14 Andre Schurrle, 18 Romelu Lukaku.

Villa are expected to line up in the following 4-3-3 formation:

Guzan; Lowton, Vlaar (c), Clark, Luna; El Ahmadi, Westwood, Delph; Weimann, Benteke, Agbonlahor.

Substitutues: Steer,Bennett, Okore, Bacuna, Helenius, Tonev, Sylla.

The referee is Kevin Friend.

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