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Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell has suffered a minor setback in his recovery from a hamstring problem and will not be risked against Chelsea.

The 20-year-old has struggled with the injury since November and has made only three appearances since then, the last coming a month ago.

Phil Jagielka, Leon Osman (both knee) and Seamus Coleman (thigh) are still unavailable.

Midfielders Frank Lampard (calf) and John Obi Mikel (hamstring) are in contention to return for Chelsea.

Full-back Ashley Cole served a suspension against Manchester United last weekend, but captain John Terry is still not fit from a knee problem.

Brazilian midfielder Ramires (knee) also remains sidelined.

Everton (from): Howard, Heitinga, Baines, Hibbert, Distin, Neville, Gibson, Cahill, Drenthe, Fellaini, Donovan, Stracqualursi, Mucha, Duffy, Gueye, Vellios, Pienaar, Jelavic, McFadden.

Chelsea (from): Cech, Bosingwa, Cahill, Ivanovic, Luiz, Malouda, Meireles, Essien, Torres, Sturridge, Romeu, Mata, Piazon, Lukaku, Hutchinson, Turnbull, Bertrand, Ferreira, Lampard, Mikel.

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