Manchester City coach Guardiola talked about the state of the team in an interview. He said: "We have no advantage. Liverpool and Arsenal are preparing for the new season three weeks before us."
Guardiola said in the interview: "Victory helps us continue to win the game."
"We started very well against Wolves and performed well against Leicester City, but we were hit hard against Leicester City. In the game against Leeds United , We played a good 30 minutes, but in the last 10 to 15 minutes, we were out of form, we failed to show good performance in 90 minutes."
"We didn't make enough preparations. Arsenal and Liverpool started preparing for the new season three weeks ago. We have three other players who have contracted the new crown before and Bernardo has also suffered injuries."
"In our current situation, it is important to reap a victory."