Their football has been delicious to feast on this season and, even though they've already won the league, the Citizens still have something to play for.
Swansea's seven-year stay in the top flight appears to be over ahead of Sunday's final round of fixtures.
Guardiola's side have swept nearly all before them during this season's record-breaking title-winning campaign but Reds have had their number in recent meetings.
"We have a little hope and we must fight for it".
"Maybe it's so expensive to give three, four or five medals for the young guys, but they are all the time training with us".
The two centre-back slots are likely to be taken up by Argentine worldwide Nicolas Otamendi, who has enjoyed a brilliant season, alongside former Everton man John Stones. Numerous games are available on fuboTV (Try for free).
"My view is that if we perform at the same level we have done in recent weeks and understand what we are trying to achieve in the team we have the ability to make sure we get the job done", said Hughes. In the Premier League we had 17 games, before we arrived the club played 20.
"In reality, the path we did, we are in the middle of the table".
"It is very hard to talk to the fans at this moment as they are hurting like us, " Carvalhal said.
We are predicting over 2.5 goals in the game, and you can back this bet at the best odds of 4/7 at Betfair. Having schooled his players in his irresistible style of play, it seems likely that City will be at the summit for some time to come, and it will be fascinating to see who will challenge them next term.
Southampton have picked up eight points from their last four games, and on Tuesday they picked up a crucial 1-0 win at Swansea City.
You can understand why the champions are trading at [1.43] for the win, but there's an argument to say they might not sweep the hosts aside.