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Lampard leads Chelsea to win over Swansea, 1 off all-time record

The Blues midfielder set up Oscar and scored from the spot in the 2-0 win at Stamford Bridge.

The two goalscorers.
The two goalscorers.
Image: Sang Tan/AP/Press Association Images

CHELSEA CRUISED TO a comfortable victory over Swansea which lifted them into third place and one point ahead of Arsenal.

Rafael Benitez’s side showed no signs of tiredness despite their recent gruelling schedule and Oscar gave them the lead with a fine finish from Frank Lampard’s pass in the 43rd minute.

Lampard, who had come on as a substitute for the injured Ramires, netted the second goal in first half stoppage-time.

The England midfielder took his Chelsea career goal tally to 201 — within one of Bobby Tambling’s record — when he drove home a penalty after Leon Britton had fouled Juan Mata.

That was enough to move Chelsea three points clear of fifth-placed Tottenham in the race to qualify for the Champions League.

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