In the first heavyweight showdown of the season, Chelsea was overwhelmed in a 3-0 loss on Sunday at Manchester City that could have a lasting psychological effect on the two title favorites.

Sergio Agüero (above) scored a stunning individual strike in the first half before Vincent Kompany and Fernandinho added goals in the final 11 minutes.

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