Pep Guardiola’s team delivered Chelsea’s first defeat of the 2021/22 season on Saturday, prevailing 1-0 at Stamford Bridge to take some retribution for their Champions League final loss. City was superior in practically every aspect of the game, and Chelsea was given a reality check after their unbeaten start. N’Golo Kante was nowhere near his best, so it was no surprise when he was replaced by Kai Havertz midway through the second half. The German did ease some pressure with some determined runs on a few times, but City’s tracking back was excellent throughout. It appeared to be one of those games in which Chelsea could have gone till Christmas without scoring, i.e.