"OK, we are 25 points in front so it's hard to say he was hard [to play against] in the end - but he was because they beat us".
Brighton could finish anywhere between 10th and 16th place on the final day of the season, which would be a swing of £12m for Chris Hughton's side, while West Ham playing for a similar sum of cash in their last match against Everton.
City can become the first team in Premier League history to register 100 points in a single campaign by beating Southampton on Sunday, a feat that would round off a season where Guardiola's men have swept all before them - all, that is, apart from Liverpool.
"Even when we have not been able to win, in other competitions or the Premier League, we try to win".
"I will have to take time, thinking as always to choose the right one", he said.
"I've enjoyed my time here at the end of a hard season". We are backing him to score in the game, and he is available at 11/8 odds at Unibet. "After that there'll be consequences - if we are going to break (records) or not".
"I can understand him saying that and that of course makes it even more hard for us".
"In the FA Cup we achieved the quarterfinal".
"We are so satisfied about his level", Guardiola said.
"In reality, the path we did, we are in the middle of the table". We'll come back July 9.
The Supporters' Trust this week again called for the removal of long-time chairman Huw Jenkins, but Carvalhal has urged the fans to "give everything" for the team on Sunday.
A supporter protest is planned at the Stoke game, with fans unhappy about how the club has been run by the American consortium which purchased the club in the summer of 2016.
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.
We don't expect Southampton to improve their point-tally on Sunday, but the Saints have been defensively solid, and we don't see them conceding too many goals. "The challenge is to win the game".