Chelsea tops table

LONDON – Chelsea went to the top of the early Premier League table after coming from behind to beat Reading 4-2 in a pulsating game at Stamford Bridge today.

Frank Lampard put the Blues ahead from the penalty spot in the 18th minute after Chris Gunter had felled Eden Hazard in the box.

But Pavel Pogrebnyak drew the Royals level on 25 minutes with a superb header from Garath McCleary’s cross and Reading fans were in dreamland four minutes later when Petr Cech let in Danny Guthrie’s free-kick.But further goals from Gary Cahill, Fernando Torres and Branislav Ivanovic sealed the deal for Chelsea.

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