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For Manchester City, Slim Victory at Chelsea Speaks to a Wider Goal - New York Times

LONDON — A few days before Manchester City met Chelsea for the first time last season — a game that, in hindsight, would mark out the latter as Premier League champions-in-waiting and the former as a work in progress — Pep Guardiola came to a ...and more »

Pep Guardiola ends Chelsea hoodoo with Manchester City's Stamford Bridge success - Mirror.co.uk

Manchester City continued their Premier League title push with a commanding victory over champions Chelsea. Pep Guardiola's side won 1-0, thanks to an excellent Kevin de Bruyne strike, but could - and perhaps should - have won by more. The visitors ...and more »

Chelsea 0-1 Manchester City: Victory for away side at Stamford Bridge - Sportinglife.com

Manchester City demonstrated their Premier League title credentials with a dominant 1-0 victory at champions Chelsea. Kevin De Bruyne scored the only goal as Pep Guardiola's men suffocated Chelsea with their intensity to move six points clear of the ...and more »

Chelsea sunk by Kevin De Bruyne winner for Manchester City - The Guardian

Kevin De Bruyne celebrates scoring the decisive goal for Manchester City against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Victoria Haydn/Getty Images. Premier League · The Observer. Chelsea sunk by Kevin De Bruyne winner for Manchester City. Daniel ...and more »

Where would Manchester City be without Kevin De Bruyne, the most complete player in the Premier League? - The Independent

They can win without Vincent Kompany, as they have shown enough times this season. They can even win without Sergio Aguero, as they showed again today. But where on earth would Manchester City be without Kevin De Bruyne, their best and most important ...and more »

Kevin De Bruyne secures Manchester City a rare victory over Chelsea after running Antonio Conte's side ragged - The Independent

A mere 1-0, but still so much more than that. Kevin De Bruyne continued his step-up as a truly top-class player this season, as Manchester City continued their strides forward as the team that now looks likeliest to top the table come the campaign's ...and more »

What is it about Chelsea manager Antonio Conte's tactical approach that makes him kryptonite to Pep Guardiola? - The Independent

The first time Manchester City were beaten by Chelsea last season, in December, Pep Guardiola was very impressed how his team played. They had dominated for an hour, gone 1-0 up, and missed chances for a second before everything imploded in the last 30 ...and more »

Chelsea vs Manchester City is the first serious battle in the war for this season's Premier League title - The Independent

If the feeling around the Premier League now is that Manchester City are in better form than Chelsea and thereby possibly a better team, Pep Guardiola himself knows better than to read too much into such early-season results. That is for reasons far ...and more »

Conte says Chelsea players were tired after busy week - The Star Online

LONDON (Reuters) - Antonio Conte said his Chelsea players were fatigued after only 30 minutes of their 1-0 loss to Manchester City on Saturday, three days after they defeated Atletico Madrid away in the Champions League. “About this issue I have ...and more »

Women's Super League: Birmingham up and running after win over Everton - The Guardian

Charlie Wellings, centre, celebrates with fellow goalscorer Ellen White during Birmingham City's 2-1 win over Everton at Damson Park. Photograph: Currie for FA/Rex/Shutterstock. Women's Super League. Women's Super League: Birmingham up and running ...and more »