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Last Updated: Thursday August 25 2005 06:29 GMT

Premiership: Chelsea back on top

Frank Lampard celebrates his second goal with his team-mates
Current title holders Chelsea are back at the top of the Premiership after a 4-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.

Their impressive win over West Brom showed they are still on form as one of the best teams in the tournament.

Goals came from Frank Lampard after 23 and 80 minutes, Joe Cole after 43 minutes and Drogba after 68 minutes.

In other news, Arsenal beat Fulham 4-1, Blackburn Rovers drew 0-0 against Tottenham Hotspur, and Bolton Wanderers won 2-0 against Newcastle.

Arsenal 4-1 Fulham

Fulham opened the scoring after a goal from Claus Jensen after 22 minutes, but the Gunners' four goals then came thick and fast from Pascal Cygan after 32 minutes, Thierry Henry after 53 and 82 minutes, and Pascal Cygan after 90 minutes.

Blackburn 0-0 Tottenham

Tottenham failed to get back to the top of the table after a goal-less draw at Ewood Park.

Bolton 2-0 Newcastle

The Trotters' goals came from El-Hadhi Diouf after 37 minutes and Stelios Giannakopoulos after 50 minutes.

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