Guardiola spent time with the Burton players as they left the pitch, including goalkeeper Brad Collins, who could not be blamed for conceding any of the goals.
The Argentinean worldwide is now on loan at the San Siro from Juve but after starting life at Milan in superb form with 7 goals in his first 9 appearances, the striker is going through a dry spell having netted just once in his last 11 outings.
I expect Arsenal to have too much on the day but the Hammers have enough attacking ability to trouble a Gunners side who have been extremely shaky at the back away from the Emirates, with 11 goals conceded in the last four road trips. "One or two goals we'll pick apart where we could've done better, especially the first one, but the gulf between the two teams is far too much to make up tonight".
"It was a performance that didn't get us a result but we were very close to it", Hughton said of the narrow loss.
"The problem is if you have 10 injured players, it's nearly impossible".
"You know better than me what Clough means - all he won - and the respect for the way he played, his charisma".
City, who beat Rotherham United 7-0 in the FA Cup third round on Sunday, were 4-0 ahead after 37 minutes, and scored another five goals in the second half, with Guardiola pleased at how ruthless his side were.More news: Editor's Corner-With Samsung deal, Apple is finally dropping video distribution hints
"We are going to enjoy the experience", he said.
"We spoke about it at halftime, to play simply and try to score more goals".
Asked if he wants Kompany to stay at City, Guardiola said: "We are considering it, we are talking about that. My experience from previous clubs, when you have chance to reach a final you take it". "We will take it seriously".
"Do I wish we hadn't played?"
"We will definitely have to be somewhere close to that to even think about getting something on Saturday".
Manchester United have one of the worst defensive records in the league this season after conceding 32 goals in just 21 games this term.
"Yesterday I never watched one game, today I watched one and this afternoon I will see another with my analyst".