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Chelsea held to 3-3 draw by Aston Villa

01-04-2011 09:57 BJT

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Football club Chelsea looked to keep pace in the English Premier League in an important match against Aston Villa. But the Villans lived up to their name in a thrilling finish at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

Chelsea went ahead with a Frank Lampard penalty after 23 minutes, but Villa made it a new ball game with its own penalty score. Chelsea trailed 2-1 with six minutes to go. Then Didier Drogba leveled the scoreline at 2-all. And the Blues fans went wild as the home team took the lead. Defender John Terry made it 3-2 one minute from time. But Carlo Ancelotti's squad went to sleep on defense. Aston Villa tied the match and left Chelsea with a shocking 3-3 draw.

In the standings, Manchester United leads with 41 points and 2 games' advantage over Manchester City, which also sits on 41. Arsenal trails by 2 points in third. Tottenham stands 5 points off the pace. Chelsea's draw kept the Blues stuck in fifth. Sunderland, Bolton and Stoke City take the next three spots. Liverpool lies in 9th place.

Football club Chelsea looked to keep pace in the English Premier League in an
important match against Aston Villa. But the Villans lived up to their name in a
thrilling finish at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.


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