You have to feel it - "OK, we can do it".
"At some stages it is just a matter of size and power and we shouldn't get it into games where set-plays decide the game. And that is the first step to arrive at the end of a competition and to fight to win the title".
He says that it is not simply a case of mind games but a genuine respect for every side he faces.
City manager Guardiola said: "He's a nice guy, loved in the locker room, less into social media, more focused on football and his private life".
Guardiola said he would "never judge the way opponents play against one of my teams". "I didn't know him last season, I realised how good he is" was what Guardiola claimed before Redmond came to his support. "He's a liar. He's saying something he doesn't believe".
"I think it's maybe an inner hunger [from Sterling], maybe that desire to be amongst the best". We try to do our best, all the staff, to understand.
'For sure it's something we were talking about, in the last few weeks, that we can work in the way we attack and he and others can be more aggressive in the final third, ' said Pellegrino. He commented on my qualities as a young English player and how he wanted me to attack his team more during the game in a similar way to last season.
"I also spoke with Oriol, with Van Dijk and with my players", said Guardiola and added, "I apologized to the referee for the way I celebrated the last goal, but I could not control myself".
Such wins are often seen as the mark of champions, but Kompany says City can't afford to read too much into them.
Guardiola has enjoyed a glittering coaching career to date, collecting numerous major honours during spells at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
"It's so important to break these little records".