Bernardo Silva was the pick of a brilliant bunch, David Silva marked his 350th game for City with his 50th goal in the Premier League and rumours of Leroy Sane's demise have, evidently, been greatly exaggerated.
The drop off in intensity got under Delph's skin, with the left back frustrated by their inability to net even more on his first club appearance of the campaign.
'I've been working to get fit and get up to speed, and after 70 minutes today I'm on track to getting back to full fitness.
City were able to drop down a gear without surrendering any of their control over the game, and they continued to create chances too with Sterling and Jesus both failing to hit the target. Let us know in the comments section below.
'But we started with the mindset that we needed to be on the front foot.
With that Barcelona team possessing arguably the greatest player to ever grace the game in Lionel Messi, and the outstanding midfield duo of the generation in Xaxi and Iniesta, it's hard to make a strong case for City playing against this side.
Guardiola was understandably upbeat after seeing off Fulham easily on an afternoon when man-of-the-match Bernardo Silva acted as the puppet master.
'Bernardo Silva? Ah, he's average. All the credit to him; he made really important steps in the game.
Bernardo Silva formed part of a frightening City attack that gave Fulham a torrid time for large periods. We can not forget he's 21-22 years old.
Manchester City, the current champions of The Premier League, have published their annual accounts for the financial year 2017/18 and as per the books it has become the 2nd club in the history of The Premier League to have annual revenue of more than £500m. It is a huge benefit for this kind of player.
Manchester City midfielder David Silva has expressed his desire to play for his local team Las Palmas after his contract at the Etihad expires in 2020. He's shown a similar style in different places, he's shown it's possible to play that way in different competitions. He's a nice guy, so I don't have any bad words about him - we are here to try to help, not just him, but everybody.
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