With Liverpool only managing to draw against Arsenal on Saturday evening, Manchester City had the opportunity to establish a two-point lead at the top of the Premier League ahead of their clash with Southampton.
When asked what had changed in the forward, Guardiola replied: "His head". That's true but despite that it's incredible the people I'm working with and I'm a lucky guy to be here.
"Still he loses simple balls, like the Tottenham game, when he made an unbelievable assist in the first few minutes but then lost a lot of balls".
'In our team we have players of good character who always want to win, always hungry, always want to improve, score goals, give assists and have a clean sheet.
The 23-year-old has improved hugely since the arrival of Guardiola but the City boss says the players deserve the credit for their willingness to learn.
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While the former plays a glamourous star in the film, the latter will be seen in the role of a wheelchair bound girl. This will be the trio's second collaboration, as they had starred together in the 2012 film Jab Tak Hai Jaan .
However, Sterling's first goal just before half-time set City up for a comfortable second half in which they scored two more - another from Sterling and a Leroy Sane strike.
"Results will come", Roy Hodgson, whose Crystal Palace side sit 14th, said after his side were beaten 3-1 by Chelsea on Sunday.
"I was lucky at the end with the goals, I tried to score in the game, but the whole team was really strong today", Sane told the BBC. "We were not stable behind", he said.
Hazard took a free kick on the right and the ball eluded several players in the penalty box before reaching the unmarked Morata at the back post, and he struck his fourth goal in his last four league games.
"When you concede those situations in next stage of Champions League you are out because the level is higher".
City face a tough week, hosting Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Wednesday before playing rivals Manchester United at home next Sunday.