If only they could borrow a bit of that sense of certainty on the banks of the Thames.
"He says he felt something, but hopefully he's not injured", said Guardiola after Saturday's match. "For precaution he decided not to continue. We will see tomorrow, maybe the day after tomorrow".
And now with just a couple of games to go, Liverpool are still fighting tooth and nail in order to end their barren run in the league but Man City always seem to have the answers to the hard question. Wednesday's match against Cardiff should be the kind in which Gabriel Jesus comfortably deputises, ahead of tougher tests later in April.
His goal, clipped inside the far post sublimely from a tight angle after Fulham's Joe Bryan had gifted possession, was a reminder that Aguero turns half-chances into clear openings and it is a facet City will require against sterner opposition than Scott Parker's relegation-bound Fulham.
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Fulham fans have protested against the club's ticket prices, with the cheapest ticket on offer for their game against Manchester City reportedly costing £55.
That ushered in a better spell for the home side before City threatened again as Sterling's low cross was hacked away by Callum Chambers before Aguero could get to it. "We will have 80 points with six games to play if we win next week", he said. An incredible result for us.
"I think the truth is Manchester City is one place below", Mane said.
"I take it before each game".
If that is the case, Cardiff should surely be brushed aside at the Etihad during what is, effectively, City's game in hand.
Liverpool have the opportunity to lift the Premier League trophy after a 29-year hiatus but many people feel that Man City will end up winning the race.
The Portuguese midfielder cut inside, ignored a couple of limp challenges and fizzed a crisp drive inside the right post from 20 yards, confirming the suspicion that Fulham were horribly out of their depth against opponents of this calibre.