Gini Wijnaldum returned to the bench last time out after recovering from a knock so he's fit for a recall on Boxing Day and is likely to replace Oxlade-Chamberlain in the middle of the park.
It is not the first time the pair have locked horns from opposing dugouts.
"But we were incredibly aggressive up front to stop them playing and we did well playing simple one-two touch and then pass".
Barcelona target Willian has ruled out the possibility of a move during the January transfer window, saying that he loves Chelsea and does not want to leave.
The mood is different at Spurs.
"(Mourinho) is a victor", he told Sky Sports.
The Flamengo win was gratifying for the club because the game was a tricky one and looked like it would be heading 0-0 and possible penalties but Roberto Firmino got the victor at the death to sink many South American hearts.
Liverpool will be allowed to wear their FIFA "World Champions" badge for one Premier League game after being granted permission to do so following a successful bid to the domestic governing body.
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy said the defending champions were not prepared to surrender the Premier League title to Liverpool despite trailing the leaders by 11 points.
Rodgers urged his side to keep their progress in perspective after their run of eight straight wins was ended by Norwich last week. So we have patience, we have an incredible relationship with the board, with the people who decide, and we will take the decision that is best for the club.
"Now we have to see how quickly we can fix that".
How will Ole Gunnar Solskjaer approach Sunday's match away at lowly Watford? Later, a awful blunder from Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea helped basement side Watford to a 2-0 victory on Sunday for their first home win of the season and maiden victory under coach Nigel Pearson.
"My first title with Leicester is one of the medals that means the most to me, as well as the Africa Cup of Nations which was for my country and so there is a lot of emotion", he said. To come through a season you need to be lucky in these moments that you can bring on a team which is able to win a game. However, Guardiola has stressed throughout the season that he would not let his side give up, and they showed that with a brilliant performance in a big game.
Solskjaer must find a way to inject more creativity into his midfield if he is to continue his drive towards the top four.