Confirmed Carabao Cup semi-final line-up Middlesbrough vs Chelsea

The line-up for this fixture is out, and Mauricio Pochettino has made three changes to the side that beat Preston North End 4-0.

Thiago Silva returns to the defence in place of youngster Alfie Gilchrist. Conor Gallagher also comes back in as captain, while Noni Madueke returns to the starting line-up.

Madueke will play in attack alongside Cole Palmer and Raheem Sterling, with Armando Broja and Mykhailo Mudryk both dropping to the bench.

Chelsea starting XI: Petrovic, Gusto, Disasi, Thiago Silva, Colwill, Enzo, Caicedo, Gallagher (c), Madueke, Palmer, Sterling

Subs: Bergstrom, Bettinelli, Gilchrist, Williams, Golding, Mudryk, Broja, Washington