Kick-off: 13.45 (live @ Sky Sport 1)
Arsenal have taken just one point on the road this season and have not won in eight Barclays Premier League away matches, their worst run since 1992. Chelsea, by contrast, have won 10 and drawn one of their last 11 home league fixtures. Both of last season's meetings finished in home wins. The Gunners have lost their last two visits to Stamford Bridge 2-0.
• The suspended Didier Drogba has scored 13 goals in 14 appearances against Arsenal in all competitions. Arsenal's record against Chelsea with him playing is W1 D3 L10, but in his absence Arsenal have won two, drawn one and lost none.
Chelsea: Hilario, Essien
Arsenal: Gibbs, Sagna, Wilshere, Benayoun
Chelsea: Drogba, Turnbull