James Perch is back in the Newcastle United starting line-up at Stamford Bridge, replacing the injured Danny Simpson at right-back.
Simpson, an ever present defender for the magpies this season misses his first game of the current campaign with an ankle injury.
On the bench, Frenchman Sylvain Marveaux is back and will be looking to play his part. He comes in for striker Leon Best. Gabriel Obertan is also on the bench, filling the void James Perch occupied at Wigan.
Here’s the line-up in full:
NUFC XI vs. CFC -Krul – Perch, Coloccini, Williamson, Santon – Cabaye, Tiote, Jonas, Ben Arfa – Cisse, Ba
NUFC bench – Elliot, Ferguson, R.Taylor, Gosling, Obertan, Marveaux, Shola Ameobi
The Chelsea team has Cech, Ivanovic, Terry, Malouda, Sturridge and Torres in the starting line up. Ashley Cole, Essien, Lampard, Mata, Kalou and Drogba are on the bench ahead of the weekend’s FA Cup final.