TEAM NEWS: SUNDERLAND V CHELSEA
For Sunderland, with Jack Colback absent due to illness, Sebastian Larsson continues into midfield as does Craig Gardner for Ki Sung Yueng.
Chelsea are expected to line up in the following 4-2-3-1 formation:
23 Mark Schwarzer; 28 Cesar Azpilicueta, 24 Gary Cahill, 4 David Luiz, 3 Ashley Cole; 12 John Mikel Obi, 8 Frank Lampard (c); 15 Kevin De Bruyne, 22 Willian, 14 Andre Schurrle; 29 Samuel Eto'o.
Substitutes: 46 Jamal Blackman, 26 John Terry, 5 Michael Essien, 11 Oscar, 17 Eden Hazard, 29 Demba Ba, 9 Fernando Torres.
Sunderland are expected to line up in the following 4-3-3 formation:
Mannone; Celustka, O'Shea (c), Brown, Dossena; Larsson,Cattermole, Gardner; Johnson, Altidore, Giaccherini.
Subs: Dixon, Bardsley, Cabral, Ki Sung-Yueng, Mavrias, Roberge, Borini.
The referee is Anthony Taylor.