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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 »

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

Perhaps the most alarming thought for the other teams with aspirations of winning the Premier League is that Manchester City could produce this show of strength, passing the ball so elegantly and comprehensively outplaying the reigning champions ...and more »

Chelsea vs Man City: Cesar Azpilicueta is the only Blues player who could stroll into Pep Guardiola's side - The Sun

CHELSEA have had the footballer of the year in their ranks twice in the past three seasons. N'Golo Kante and Eden Hazard underlining that at Stamford Bridge there is a squad of supreme ability which belongs alongside the best in Europe. Eden Hazard ...and more »

Manchester City defeat Chelsea 1-0 with former Blue Kevin De Bruyne's 20-metre match-winning goal - Fox Sports

MATCH-WINNER Kevin De Bruyne came back to haunt former club Chelsea as Manchester City defeated the Premier League champions 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday to reclaim top spot. De Bruyne, who Chelsea bought for $12m, was sold to ...and more »

Antonio Conte calls on Chelsea fans to 'push' players to victory against Manchester City - Evening Standard

Antonio Conte has called on the Chelsea fans to "push" the team to victory against Manchester City on Saturday. The Premier League champions host leaders City at Stamford Bridge just days after coming from behind to secure a last-gasp 2-1 Champions ...and more »

Andreas Christensen held up by Antonio Conte as a shining example to Chelsea's numerous youngsters - The Independent

Andreas Christensen will make his fifth start of the season for Chelsea on Saturday against Manchester City, and it feels like a vindication for the patience of both player and club over his long development. The Danish centre-back has been in the ...and more »

Pep Guardiola reveals ambition to manage Spain in World Cup - but has no plans to leave Manchester City yet - Mirror.co.uk

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has aspirations of coaching Spain in the future. The 46-year-old, a former Spain international, enjoyed trophy-laden spells in charge of Barcelona and Bayern Munich before arriving in England.and more »

Pep Guardiola makes Premier League title race prediction after Man City return to the top - Yahoo Sports

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester United and "the Harry Kane team" will push his Manchester City side hard in the Premier League title race this season. City beat Chelsea 1-0 on Saturday, turning in a dominant performance at Stamford Bridge , with ...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 »

'He makes absolutely everything' - Guardiola hails De Bruyne after Chelsea winner - Goal.com

The Belgian attacker and stand-in left-back Fabian Delph received special praise for their display against the reigning Premier League champions. Pep Guardiola has singled out match-winner Kevin De Bruyne and Fabian Delph for individual praise after ...and more »