Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Frank Lampard scored a goal in each half as Chelsea rallied to win 2-1 at Everton today and move into third position in soccer’s Premier League. Liverpool beat last-place Queens Park Rangers 3-0.
The Blues, now on a run of four straight league victories, are on 38 points, four behind second-place Manchester City. Manchester United tops the standings on 49 points. Chelsea has played one fewer game than the top two.
Luis Suarez got two of Liverpool’s goals as the Reds climbed one spot to ninth, ahead of Swansea on goal difference. Daniel Agger also scored at Loftus Road.
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