Chelsea wins 3-1 at Blackpool in Premier League

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Frank Lampard scored twice in a four-minute span, John Terry had a goal and Chelsea won 3-1 at Blackpool on Monday night to rejuvenate its faint hopes of retaining the Premier League title.

Terry scored on a 20th-minute header and Lampard converted a penalty kick in the 63rd after Salomon Kalou was fouled by Ian Evatt. Lampard then scored on Kalou's through ball in the 63rd.

Fernando Torres remained without a goal in five games since Chelsea bought him from Liverpool for about $80 million.

Chelsea (15-7-6) has 51 points, nine behind first-place Manchester United (17-9-3). The Blues are fourth and three points ahead of Tottenham (13-6-9) for the final Champions League berth.

Blackpool (9-15-5) is 15th with 32 points, two points above the relegation zone.

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LA CORUNA, Spain (AP) — Deportivo La Coruna beat Real Sociedad 2-1 on goals by Ivan "Riki" Sanchez-Rico in the 41st and Adrian Lopez in the 57th.

Imanol Agirretxe scored in the 65th for Real Sociedad off Xabi Prieto's ninth assist this season

Deportivo (7-10-10) moved up to 13th with 31 points, five points above the relegation zone. Real Sociedad (11-14-2) is ninth with 35.

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