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Rarely have Chelsea been made to look so ordinary and vulnerable. The disappointment for City came in the 80th minute when Pantilimon lost the flight of Daniel Sturridge's shot and allowed the ball to dribble out of his hands for another substitute, Ryan Bertrand, to score.
Briefly, there was the sense of an improbable comeback, but there were only a few anxious moments in front of the Romanian goalkeeper. Chelsea had their own grievances, not least because City's Stefan Savic could have been shown two yellows in the first half.
Mancini substituted the young centre-half at half-time but Chelsea would be unwise to dwell on Friend's officiating. The simple truth was that City had passed the ball with much greater incision and could regard themselves as unfortunate to be losing at half-time.
Torres took his chance well, collecting Ramires's pass and scoring with a left-foot shot inside the penalty area, and the Spaniard's sharpness does at least encourage the sense he might have an improved season. After Leeds' Johnny Giles had aimed a punch at Liverpool's Kevin Keegan, Whites skipper Billy Bremner then squared up to England's then star striker, and the pair traded blows which ended with them both given their marching orders by referee Bob Matthewson.
Liverpool won on penalties after a draw, but no-one really remembers that. Daily Mirror In the last showpiece club clash at the old Wembley, Roy Keane decided he wanted to make some history. And so he spent the game kicking lumps out of Chelsea players.
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In a bad-tempered affair, both sides flew into challenges with reckless abandon, with Dennis Wise's lunge on Ryan Giggs almost sparking a mass brawl. A minute later, Keane scythed down Gus Poyet to earn a straight red card, with Mario Melchiot later adding to Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's opener to secure a Chelsea victory.
And his foot on Patrick Vieira. The goals said it all.2009 FA Community Shield (eng)
They said it all about the daunting gap between these two sides which Chelsea are trying to close. For the first City built from the back with the ball fed to Foden who strode forward and simply laid the ball off to Aguero.
Good finish; bad defending with Chelsea sitting far too deep. Aguero converted the th and st goals of his City career Credit: Unerringly he side-footed home. It should, in fact, have completed a hat-trick for Aguero who had earlier been released on goal by Foden with his brilliant pass with the outside of his boot but the Argentinean hesitated, rounded goalkeeper Willy Caballero but then shot into the side-netting.
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Soon after he drew a smart block from his compatriot with a fierce volley. Chelsea 0 Man City 2 Chelsea end things with microcosmic sloppiness and defensive chaos that almost gives City a third. Jon Moss's whistle ends their degree torture, and Pep Guardiola has another bit of minor silverwear for his collection! This was a well-drilled, elite-level team picking up against a squad being turned inside out. City don't have much to worry about, as their World Cup players filter back into the equation, but - even if knee-jerk reactions are banned from the Community Shield - there is zero chance of Chelsea flying out of the Premier Legaue traps this season.
There is simply too much for them to do.
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Sergio Aguero is announced as the man of the match for his two goals. Ross Barkley races down the right, Abraham is screaming for the ball in the middle, Bravo gets there first, Moses comes steaming in, the ball is bundled wide.
At the other, Kompany foils Moses with a thunderous block-tackle. Entertaining last few exchanges, as Sarri urges his Chelsea players to squeeze every last but of effort out, despite the conditions.
An embarrassment of riches. Victor Moses - theorised to be one of the victims of Chelsea's new formation - is on for Pedro, while "Vincent Kompany for Sergio Aguero" is a novel substitution for City. Chelsea have had just one shot on target, meanwhile.