Promising youngster Phil Foden doubled the lead at the Etihad before an own-goal Semi Ajayi made it three.
"Now he's back, he will be fresh in the mind and the legs, and is going to help give us extra creativity in the last third, in the fight", Guardiola said. Of course going to Real Madrid is not a bad step and hopefully he can get the minutes he didn't get in the last period for many reasons. "He will learn in future and play better".
A statement from the EFL said: "The use of VAR comes as the EFL continues its commitment to support English football's contribution to the live trial now taking place, ahead of the technology being introduced into the Premier League from the start of the 2019/20 season".
"I decided for Danilo [against Liverpool], he deserves to play".
Guardiola does not want to rush the Belgian midfielder back after two injuries disrupted his season but he showed his quality in the 66 minutes he played, with the City boss saying De Bruyne sees things that other players can not. "I speak [about this] many times, on the pitch it speaks for itself".
Portadown man Robinson only made his Northern Irish top-flight refereeing debut last season, completed his Uefa CORE (Centre of Refereeing Excellence) in 2017 and has been refereeing since he was 14 years of age.
"Create a good second league and you will see how many players make it to the Premier League", he explained. I have many issues to think about than that.
"We wish him all the best. I'm getting a lot of games and enjoying it a lot".
Elsewhere at Craven Cottage Premier League Fulham were upset by League Two Oldham Athletic.
"We had two seasons without [Benjamin] Mendy at full-back, we are sad but we have to carry on".