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Last Updated: Wednesday March 02 2011 07:25 GMT

Chelsea fight back to win against Manchester United

Chelsea player Fernando Torres (right) getting the ball past Manchester United's Dimitar Berbatov (2nd right), Darren Fletcher (2nd left) and Ryan Giggs during their English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea had a good night against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge, beating the Red Devils 2-1.

Chelsea player David Luiz, left, goes for the ball with Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney during their English Premier League match at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge

United wanted to win to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League, and things seemed to be going their way when Wayne Rooney scored in the first half.

Chelsea player David Luiz celebrates scoring against Manchester United during their English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge

But after the break, the Blues fought back and a volley from David Luiz soon levelled the scores.

Manchester United player Nemanja Vidic (2nd left) argues with referee Martin Atkinson after he awarded a penalty to Chelsea during their English Premier League football match at Stamford Bridge

With just 10 minutes to go, United weren't happy when the Blues were awarded a penalty after a clash between Chelsea substitute Yuri Zhirkov and Chris Smalling.

Chelsea player Frank Lampard (centre) celebrates scoring his team's second goal against Manchester United during the Premier League match at Stamford Bridge

Frank Lampard was right on target to net the goal and a vital three points for his team.

Manchester United players (L-R) Dimitar Berbatov, Michael Carrick, Darren Fletcher and manager Alex Ferguson after the final whistle during the Barclays Premier League match at Stamford Bridge

The final result means United stay four points ahead of Arsenal, who have a game in hand, at the top of the Premier League, while Chelsea move up into fourth place.