The English midfielder is now Chelsea’s highest all time scorer.
Chelsea had a player, Ramires, sent off in the first half, but came from a goal down to defeat their hosts, 2-1.
Christian Benteke put Aston Villa ahead in the 15th minute with a strong run and finish, while Chelsea had Ramires sent off before half-time.
After the break, Benteke was red carded in the 58th minute after a second yellow card and Lampard fired his side level just after the hour mark.
The midfielder then converted his 203rd Blues goal later on to break Bobby Tambling’s record of 202 goals and secure Chelsea’s place in next season’s Champions League.
Saturday’s win for Chelsea came with sacrifices as Captain John Terry was stretched out in the 76th minute and the likes of Eden Hazard managing through.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and John Obi Mikel were missing in action and will hope to make a return for Wednesday’s Europa League final in Amsterdam.
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