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Chelsea beat Blackburn to go top of Premier League

Chelsea are back on top of the Premier League after a 2-0 win over Blackburn at Ewood Park. Nicolas Anelka was the hero on the day bagging a brace.

Felipe Scolari's side put in a solid, workmanlike performance in terrible first half conditions. Although they enjoyed the lion's share of possession, the Blues were fortunate to go ahead when Bosingwa's long range effort deflected off Anelka past a wrong-footed Paul Robinson.

The Frenchman's second goal saw him latch onto another lucky rebound before clinically clipping the ball over the onrushing Robinson in the Blackburn goal. The win sees Chelsea leading the Premier League title race on goal difference from Liverpool.

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