Chelsea will take a huge step towards the Premier League title with a positive result at home to Arsenal on Saturday.
Chelsea played out a 1-1 draw away at Liverpool in midweek, with Diego Costa missing a late penalty for the visitors.
David Luiz’s free-kick was cancelled out by Georgino Wijnaldum’s second half strike.
Arsenal missed a glorious chance to close the gap on the leaders as they were beaten at home by Watford.
Early goals from Younes Kaboul and Troy Deeney secured a surprise result for the Hornets.
Recent Premier League form:_
Chelsea W3 D1 L1;
Arsenal W3 D1 L1
Premier League top scorers_
Chelsea – Diego Costa 15 goals
Arsenal – Alexis Sanchez 15 goals
Arsenal thrashed Chelsea earlier in the season, winning 3-0 at the Emirates, with Alexis Sanchez scoring twice.
Chelsea have a good record at Stamford Bridge against the Gunners and won 2-0 last term.
Last five Premier League meetings
Arsenal 3 Chelsea 0 – 24/09/16
Arsenal 0 Chelsea 1 – 24/01/16
Chelsea 2 Arsenal 0 – 19/09/15
Arsenal 0 Chelsea 0 – 26/04/15
Chelsea 2 Arsenal 0 – 05/10/14
Luiz is still struggling with a knee injury but is likely to continue in the side.
Pedro and Willian are likely to rotate here in the only change from the draw with Liverpool.
Alex Oxalde-Chamberlain and Theo Walcott are set to come into the side following the loss to Watford.
Granit Xhaka remains suspended and Aaron Ramsey is a major injury doubt having been withdrawn early on Tuesday.
Expected starting XI’s
Chelsea (3-4-3): Courtois; Azpilicueta, Luiz, Cahill; Moses, Matic, Kante, Alonso; Pedro, Costa, Hazard
Arsenal (4-2-3-1): Cech; Bellerin, Mustafi, Koscielny, Monreal; Chamberlain, Coquelin; Walcott, Ozil, Iwobi; Sanchez