Centre-half Ricardo Carvalho faces a late fitness test after suffering a hamstring injury on international duty with Portugal.
Goalkeeper Hilario will continue to deputise for Petr Cech who is recovering from a calf injury.
Midfielder Michael Essien remains sidelined with a knee injury. Gael Kakuta, who played twice for France in midweek, also misses out and there is a doubt over Yury Zhirkov (calf).
Chelsea (from): Hilario, Turnbull, Ivanovic, Carvalho, Kalou, Matic, Alex, Drogba, Malouda, Ferreira, Terry, Borini, Lampard, Obi, Deco, Sturridge, Anelka, Zhirkov, J Cole.