Cardiff City dropped valuable points against Crystal Palace as they creep closer toward the relegation zone after a 2-0 loss at Selhurst Park.
Malky Mackay indicated that Craig Bellamy is fit and is traveling with the club to London as the manager has plans to feature the veteran.
Steven Caulker turned in another solid shift as the leader in the Cardiff defense, and the Bluebirds kept a clean sheet on the road as they played Stoke City to a 0-0 draw.
Andreas Cornelius will be on the bench against Stoke City as he isn't match fit after injury.
Craig Bellamy was rested against Manchester United and Arsenal, but will come back into contention for a start, said manager Malky Mackay.
Cardiff City forward Andreas Cornelius is back in Malky Mackay's squad after a long injury spell, coming off a 60 minute shift against Yeovil Town last week.
Former Swansea loanee and now Cardiff City defender Steven Caulker scored the decisive goal in the first ever top flight Welsh derby.
Cardiff City managed to secure a point on the road, playing to a 0-0 draw against Norwich City at Carrow Road.
Cardiff City XI: Marshall, Taylor, Caulker (C), Turner, Whittingham, Medel, Campbell, Odemwingie, Kim, Mutch, Theophile-Catherine
Substitutes: Lewis, Hudson, Gunnarsson, Cowie, Mason, Maynard, Bellamy
Craig Bellamy will be back in Cardiff's squad for their match against Norwich City.
Other than Andreas Cornelius' continued absence for Cardiff City, the Bluebirds are otherwise healthy and ready for the daunting challenge of facing Chelsea this weekend.
Making his second start for Cardiff City, Peter Odemwingie scored his first goal for his new club, but Cardiff lose at home to Newcastle United 1-2.
Jordon Mutch scored a spectacular goal in added time as Cardiff won their first Premier League away game.
Peter Whittingham helped Cardiff City to a road point, scoring their only goal in a 1-1 draw at Hull City Tigers.
The Cardiff forward continues to struggle with his ankle and is no certainty to start or even make the bench for this weekend's match-up with Hull City.