For those that watched Manchester City's extraordinary documentary on Amazon Prime, fans of the game will understand that Guardiola likes to use his full squad and with injuries always an occurrence, players on the fringes need to be ready to step in should they be needed. "But it's the best start ever for the club in the Premier League".
"When that happens, it is a solid team but to win games, especially important games like in the Champions League or Tottenham, you have to be so solid at the back and our conversion rate in front must be a little bit higher".
He was asked what Tottenham need to do to receive acclaim from the media like Liverpool, even though the sides are separated by only two points in the table. The very fact that they're building this brilliant new stadium at a time when they desperately needed to strengthen what was a brilliant team over the last couple of seasons to take them within grasp of that Premier League title - they haven't been able to do that - and I think that will be the main worry. "I'm pretty sure that Tottenham have a good green keeper", Guardiola said.
The Wembley pitch took another battering in Sunday's Eagles-Jaguars NFL match as the ground staff attempt to improve its condition ahead of Monday night's clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City.
"It's unusual because my feeling is the worst feeling I've had in the four a half years that I've been here", he said.
City travel to Wembley on Monday night in fine form as they try to replicate a record-breaking 100-point march to the title that saw them easily dismiss Spurs twice last season.
"I think timing is so important in football and timing is going to be cruel on this Tottenham team". I'm feeling confident and I'm looking forward.
City head into the match off the back of what the Spanish boss described as their best performance under him in the 3-0 win at Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League last week, and they will be out to maintain that standard. The decision would be beneficial for all parties involved: Pochettino gets to rest first-choice players who featured against City, and the youngster gains priceless professional experience.
The Eastlands outfit haven't lost in the Premier League this season and the current league crown holders dropped points in a 1-1 draw with promoted side Wolverhampton Wanderers and title rivals Liverpool FC. The Citizens could become the first non-London side to win five consecutive Premier League games in the capital.
"No, it wasn't the plan for us to be playing this game at Wembley but that's the reality now".