Branislav Ivanovic is suspended for Chelsea's Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid.
Chelsea went up a goal shortly before halftime against West Brom on Tuesday, but a late equalizer left Jose Mourinho's side stunned.
Chelsea made a huge statement by handing Manchester City their first loss at home this season with a nervy 0-1 victory, thanks to a goal scored by Branislav Ivanovic.
Branislav Ivanovic returned early from the knee injury he suffered against Liverpool and he is in the starting XI against Manchester United.
Branislav Ivanovic's injury is more serious than initially expected and the Serbian defender will be out until the end of January.
Branislav Ivanovic's injury is not serious and the Chelsea defender shouldn't miss much time if any.
Branislav Ivanovic will return to Chelsea's starting lineup after missing the club's last game due to a one game suspension because of accumulated yellow cards.
Branislav Ivanovic scored a fantastic header on a cross from Frank Lampard to put Chelsea up 2-1 with the final score of the game.
Jose Mourinho made it clear that Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic is to remain at the club next year in any circumstance.