Chelsea 0-2 Manchester City

The day when he captured his first FA Community Shield is unlikely to figure near the top when Pep Guardiola settles down for the final reckoning at the end of his career.As a prize, it simply does not carry the clout of the world and European titles.

Yet, as a sign of progression this will offer supreme satisfaction to a manager who values rolling momentum.After breaking records last season, Manchester City go into the new campaign with an ominous swagger against a Chelsea team still with work to do under Maurizio Sarri.

City slicked the ball around with their usual fluency and Sergio Aguero looked lean and hungry for goals as he washed away the memory of a miserable World Cup with a couple of goals.The first took him to 200 for the club and he might have celebrated a hat-trick.

Still, his was not the most eye-catching display of the day at Wembley.That accolade belonged to Phil Foden, who received a standing ovation when he was replaced with 15 minutes to play having succumbed to cramp.The result barely matters on occasion like this; a glorified pre-season friendly following a disrupted pre-season

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