Chelsea (4-3-3): Cech; Cole, Ivanovic, Alex, Bosingwa; Mikel, Malouda, Ramires; Kalou, Drogba, Anelka.
Subs: Turnbull, Ferreira, Sturridge, Van Aanholt, Bruma, Kakuta, McEachran
Newcastle (4-4-1-1): Krul; Jose Enrique, Taylor, Campbell, Simpson; Gutierrez, Tiote, Guthrie, Routledge; Ameobi; Carroll.
Subs: Soderberg, Lovenkrands, Perch, Smith, Best, Kadar, Ranger.
Kevin Nolan is out with an ankle injury. It's tempting to say that the chilly conditions will favour Newcastle but it's not as though they're going to like it any more than we will. Let's get a win.