Manchester City shows strength, beat Chelsea 2-0 to lift Community Shield

Published: 06th August 2018 01:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 06th August 2018 07:49 PM  

Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea   (Photo | AP)
Despite the tight turnaround after the World Cup, Manchester City's attacking ruthlessness has not been blunted by fatigue or the English heatwave. Winning the Community Shield demonstrated that beyond any doubt on Sunday. Take a look at the best moments from the match. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Manchester City's Leroy Sane, front, battles for the ball with Chelsea's goalkeeper Willy Caballero, below and Chelsea's Antonio Rudiger during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Sergio Aguero scored twice — once in each half for his record-extending 200th and 201st goals for City — as FA Cup holder Chelsea was beaten 2-0 in the traditional curtain raiser to the English season at Wembley Stadium. IN PICTURE: Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring the second goal of the game during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Chelsea's Ross Barkley, front, battles for the ball with Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Manchester City's Leroy Sane gestures after missing an opportunity on goal during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Chelsea's Alvaro Morata, right, battles for a high ball with Manchester City's John Stones during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Chelsea's Ross Barkley watches the ball during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
When Chelsea did threaten City's goal it often owed much to winger Callum Hudson-Odoi creating danger on the left flank. And midfielder Phil Foden helped to create City's opener, surging forward in the 13th minute before squaring for Aguero, who struck into the bottom corner. IN PICTURE: Manchester City's Phil Foden, center front, battles for the ball with Chelsea's Ross Barkley during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Aguero's second goal against Chelsea completed a counterattack in the 58th minute. John Stones gained possession inside his own half, Ilkay Gundogan advanced with the ball and Bernardo Silva then threaded a pass through to Aguero, who netted his 201st goal. IN PICTURE: Manchester City's Sergio Aguero attempts a shot on goal during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Manchester City's Bernardo Silva center, battles for the ball with Chelsea's Jorginho, front, and Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Chelsea's Tammy Abraham, center, has a shot on goal saved by Manchester City's goalkeeper Claudio Bravo during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Manchester City's Fernandinho, left, battles for the ball with Chelsea's Alvaro Morata during the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
While it has been a summer of continuity at City after a record 100-point Premier League haul, Chelsea has gone through more turmoil in recent weeks. IN PICTURE: Chelsea players look dejected after they lost the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
'The heat today was so tough,' City manager Pep Guardiola said. 'So demanding.' IN PICTURE: Manchester City's manager Pep Guardiola celebrates after they won the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
'Our preseason until now has been crazy,' Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri said. 'So we have to work.' IN PICTURE: Chelsea's manager Maurizio Sarri walks after Chelsea collected their second place medals after they lost the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Manchester City players celebrate with the trophy after they won the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
Community Shield - Manchester City - Chelsea
Chelsea opens its campaign at Huddersfield on Saturday, and City is back in London next Sunday to face Unai Emery's Arsenal. IN PICTURE: Manchester City players celebrate with the trophy after they won the Community Shield soccer match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Wembley, London, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (Photo | AP)
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