"Today we finished the first [half of the season] and made an incredible amount of points", Guardiola told a news conference. 'He got the ball I am sure of that, but we have to accept it, ' said Guardiola. If we make the same points in the second half of the season, we are fighting to win the Premier League. "People say what we did last season was easy, it was very hard".
Here, Press Association Sport takes a look at what we learned from the latest round of fixtures.
Liverpool, meanwhile, face Arsenal and Guardiola warned his rivals that it can be hard to lead from the front when everybody expects you to win.
The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich legendary coach is adamant that his charges at the Etihad have not dropped their standards from the special 2017-18 league winning season. "To live with that is not easy".
Mathias Jorgensen pulled one back for the Terriers with two minutes left on the clock, but United eased home 3-1. The win snapped a three-game winless streak for the Foxes. I have to reflect and think about what the team needs and how to help them. How exceptional these lads I have in the locker room. "If you want to be real contenders you have to win again, if you don't, it will not be possible".
And unsurprisingly, City have conceded 0.9 goals per game with Fernandinho in the side, as opposed to 1 without him. "We have to be really in the mood and have tunnel vision and see where it will leave us". "It's quite similar to Stamford Bridge". City were surprisingly beaten by Crystal Palace, who scored three goals in under 20 minutes.
Salah doubled their advantage from the spot after being dragged back by Paul Dummett two minutes after the break, and Xherdan Shaqiri and Fabinho extended the Reds' lead further as time ran down.
Despite failing to overcome Manchester City during the cup tie, Leicester showed plenty of character to come from a goal behind and force the game into penalties, before eventually crashing out.