Blues shoot down Swans to go 11 points clear

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas celebrating after scoring his team's opening goal in the 3-1 Premier League win over Swansea at Stamford Bridge yesterday. Fernando Llorente equalised for the visitors before Pedro Rodriguez and Diego Costa sealed the win for
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Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas celebrating after scoring his team's opening goal in the 3-1 Premier League win over Swansea at Stamford Bridge yesterday.

Fernando Llorente equalised for the visitors before Pedro Rodriguez and Diego Costa sealed the win for the Blues.

Chelsea extended their lead over closest rivals Manchester City, who have a game in hand, at the top of the table to 11 points with 12 games left.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 26, 2017, with the headline 'Blues shoot down Swans to go 11 points clear'. Print Edition | Subscribe