Tottenham are without Marcus Edwards, Erik Lamela, Ben Davies and Toby Alderweireld through injury.
Danny Rose is suspended due to an accumulation of yellow cards, with Jan Vertonghen expected to start at left-back.
Harry Winks is pushing for a third successive start, though Mauricio Pochettino could drop the youngster to the bench for this one.
Six successive wins has lifted Chelsea to the top of the table, though they could be third by the time this match kicks off. However, they will be confident of topping the Premier League by the close of play on Saturday having not lost a league game at home to Tottenham since 1990.
Spurs have won only one of their last nine competitive outings and were knocked out of the Champions League in midweek. They will look to exact revenge on Chelsea having seen their title hopes ended in the 2-2 draw between the pair in west London back in May.
Chelsea don't look like conceding at present and should inflict further misery upon an out of sorts Spurs side.
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