The match will be preceded by a two-minute silence as the Club and all members of the English Football League pay tribute to His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Both sets of players, coaching staff and match officials will also wear black armbands as a mark of respect.
Team news for the fixture is a follows:
Blues: Neil Etheridge, Maxime Colin, Marc Roberts, Harlee Dean (captain), Kristian Pedersen, Alen Halilović, Gary Gardner, Ivan Sunjic, Steve Seddon, Jonathan Leko, Lukas Jutkiewicz.
Substitutes: Connal Trueman, George Friend, Mikel San José, Rekeem Harper, Riley McGree, Ivan Sanchez, Jeremie Bela, Amari Miller, Sam Cosgrove.
Stoke City: Adam Davies, Danny Batth, James Chester, John Obi Mikel (captain), Tommy Smith, Jacob Brown, Steven Fletcher, Nick Powell, Jordan Thompson, Harry Souttar, Rhys Norrington-Davies.
Substitutes: Angus Gunn, Sam Vokes, Sam Clucas, Jordan Cousins, Josh Tymon, Kieran Coates, Christian Norton, Rabbi Matondo, Connor Taylor.
Referee: Geoff Eltringham