But they were back to their irresistible best against Spurs as Gabriel Jesus and Ilkay Gundogan put them 2-0 up early on, with Sterling sealing the win after Christian Eriksen had given the hosts hope.
But Guardiola's project has delivered one of the most entertaining teams in history this season, as they're on course to set new records for wins, goals scored and points. I was unfortunate enough to play against that quality United side that dominated in the '90s, but this side would have beaten them - that's how good they are.
The Spanish chief said: "The moment he can [improve] his average chances to score a goal, he will become one of the best players in the world". I have seen many teams win it as champions for the whole season, and it's the first case for us.
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"As much as I'm going to celebrate today, I'm going to see if any of the lads are still up for it on Wednesday for us to have a good training session and build up to the next games as well".
City have never been able to retain the title. They won the title because they were the best team, because they won a great amount of points.
"But in our defence, we can only be judged on a period of time, so we need, two, three or four years in a row and if at the end of this we are consistent like we have been this season, then perhaps but we have taken one step, that all we can do at the moment". It will be more complicated but for the club, the players, all the departments in the club, the people can believe we are good: Manchester City is a good club.
"As much as this has been a record breaking season, this one's for you, the fans, this is why we do it!" said the skipper.
Thierry Henry: "I am not surprised with what Pep has done in this league and past year, I was one of the people saying stop having a go at the man because that's how he plays".