Coutinho or not, Liverpool have a great recent record against City at Anfield, winning their last four meetings on Merseyside, and going undefeated since 2003.
"There is no doubt about the quality of Coutinho", he said.
Asked about City'sAnfield curse, Guardiola said, "I don't believe in these kind of things, but of course the last time City won was 15 years ago, so it means a lot in terms of how hard and complicated it is to play there".
"Saying that, Liverpool have resources". He has improved a lot this season but in his absence, Robertson has impressed as well.
The Catalan has been a dominant force in the English top-flight this season, with his team sweeping aside all before them.
In your opinion, who will come out on top on Sunday?
"Liverpool is such an important game, to realise again if we are able to do big things in this season, in important stages, in the Champions League".
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Jurgen Klopp needs to strengthen after the departure of Philippe CoutinhoWhat time is kick-off? They are a team who, with three or four touches they arrive in the finishing area.
"(Mohamed) Salah and (Sadio) Mane are tough guys for us to control, especially when we lose the ball in risky positions, because they are so fast, so quick and so clever in the box.
"I cannot give you the details, but we tried all you can imagine, believe me".
Pep Guardiola has beaten off competition from rivals, Jurgen Klopp, Roy Hodgson, Sam Allardyce, Antonio Conte and Mauricio Pochettino to win Premier League Manager of the Month for December.
"I don't think you could have asked for anything more and he's exceeded everybody's expectations", Le Tissier wrote in his Sky Sports column. "I never spoke with the players, saying we need to win seven, eight or nine games to be champion or you have to drop so many games to not be champion".
"If they have an off-day against Liverpool, then their unbeaten run could be over". Aguero has always loved scoring against Liverpool and if Van Dijk can keep him quiet, Liverpool will be halfway towards taking a result from this game. But you know my answer.
BBC pundit has transfer advice for Newcastle United He (Ashley) knows he has to improve the team so that we have the quality which allows us to stay in the Premier League . And if the Magpies fail to add an established forward to their ranks this month, they could be in real trouble.
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The first one came when Puryear was trying to screen Macon, and the next one came with Tilmon trying to screen Anton Beard. IT WAS OVER WHEN: Geist's three bounced off the rim and nobody could gather in the loose ball before time ran out.
The Isles are now just one point out of a playoff spot and have jumped over Philadelphia and Carolina in the standings. At the 6:51 mark of the period Anthony Beauvillier scored his second of the game and his seventh on the season.
Philippe Coutinho is a world-class player but if he's not 100 per cent, he's not that global class or Premier League class". Until the City game, I think we were level and after that game we struggled a bit and City obviously used the momentum.
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