Frank Lampard served a timely reminder of his goal-scoring ability as his double carried the Blues back to third with a hard-earned win over Everton.
Juan Mata's superb strike moved Chelsea to within four points of second-placed Manchester City and consigned Norwich to a second successive defeat.
Eight-goal Chelsea move up to third in the Premier League as they rout a limp Aston Villa 8-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea come from a goal down to thrash Leeds 5-1 at Elland Road and reach the Capital One Cup semi-finals.
Fernando Torres scored twice as Chelsea secured a first Premier League win in eight games and ensured Sunderland dropped into the relegation zone.
Rafael Benitez remains without a win as Chelsea manager after West Ham came from behind to beat struggling Chelsea.
Rafael Benitez is still seeking a first win and goal since taking charge of Chelsea after Fulham battled to earn a point from a tedious west London derby.
New Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez got a hostile reception at Stamford Bridge as his side drew with Manchester City in his first game in charge.
Chelsea went a fourth league game without a win as they were beaten by the top-flight's surprise package West Brom at The Hawthorns.
Luis Suarez earned Liverpool a draw in a hard-fought game against Chelsea.
Chelsea failed to regain top spot in the Premier League from Manchester United by conceding a late equaliser at Swansea.
Chelsea's attacking talents were too much for a young Manchester United defence as they won 5-4 to book a place in the Capital One Cup's last eight.
Manchester United overcame nine-man Chelsea in an incident-packed encounter to move within one point of the Blues at the top of the Premier League.
Juan Mata scored two second-half goals as Chelsea came from behind to beat Tottenham in a thrilling London derby at White Hart Lane.
Chelsea put the club's off-field troubles aside as they emphatically beat Norwich to continue to set the Premier League pace.
Chelsea inflicted a first defeat of the season on Arsenal as two soft goals from set-pieces earned them victory.
Chelsea produced a ruthless display to thrash Wolves and progress to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup as skipper John Terry returned to action.
Ashley Cole was the unlikely hero as Chelsea scored a dramatic late winner to finally breach Stoke's resistance.
Chelsea squander a two-goal lead as they begin the defence of their Champions League title with a draw against Juventus.
QPR ended Chelsea's 100% Premier League record and secured just their second point this season as they earned a deserved draw from a niggly game.