While Guardiola was all smiles, Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri admitted the team's hectic pre-season schedule has left his players unable to adapt to his tactics. "In the next week we have a friendly match [against Lyon on Tuesday] and I prefer in this moment to be on the pitch with the players only for training".
Sarri was unable to call upon Eden Hazard, N'Golo Kante or Thibaut Courtois, all of whom missed out following their involvement at the World Cup. Sarri has completed two signings so far, with Jorginho and Rob Green joining the team.
Pep Guardiola was left frustrated as Maurizio Sarri pounced to reunite with the player he managed at Napoli.
GK Willy Caballero, 8 - Was the crucial factor in preventing Chelsea suffering an embarrassment at the hands of Man City. But he did not specify who that player would be. The veteran defender should be partnered by Antonio Rudiger, with Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso being the full-backs.
The positive note is that he can find the net when not at his best.
Service into the Spanish striker was poor, but still Chelsea have every right to expect more from their record signing.
Guardiola says he remains eager to add a midfielder to his squad before the transfer window slams shut at 5pm on Thursday.
Despite the return of several stars though, a number of youngsters should be starting against Chelsea. Brahim Diaz then had a shot saved before Gabriel Jesus was met by some more good goalkeeping, you have to feel that if it wasn't for the Blues stopper, the score could've been double figures.
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These will include Eric Garcia, Cameron Humphreys, Douglas Luiz and Lukas Nmecha.
Won the game with Man City goals 200 and 201.
Arsenal hoisted the 2017 FA Community Shield trophy, the FA recounted, defeating Chelsea in a penalty shootout after a 1-1 draw in regular time. The Blues have failed to win any of their last four appearances in the tie.
Another player unaffected by this summer's World Cup, Laporte will hope to use the Community Shield to prove he deserves to be a starter for Man City in 2018/19.
Pep Guardiola praised two-goal hero Sergio Aguero for reporting for the new season in top condition after Manchester City beat Chelsea to lift the Community Shield.
A midfield marvel set to be unleashed.
A well-taken brace at Wembley earned City a convincing win in the Community Shield and showed the Argentine's enduring class. We increased the level of the Premier League last season.
Welcome to English football, Jorginho.