"In this kind of situation it is the player himself who decides if he feels good".
In first half stoppage time, Brighton found an equaliser through a Shane Duffy header - his third league goal of the season.
In total, the 23-year-old has eight top-flight goals to his name against Howe's men. City was also forced to replace left back Oleksandr Zinchenko after his nose was bloodied in a collision with teammate Fernandinho, but the team soon picked up the pace.
"So, yes, we might be a bit better".
"He can be more consistent, his first touches, receptions, many things. After the Champions League, it is always tough", Guardiola said.
Southampton had won only once in 13 league matches this season, that solitary success coming at Crystal Palace on September 1, yet within 12 minutes they had carved open the United defence.
"I made a mistake last week and I was the first one to hold my hands ups", said Maddison, who apologized for his sending-off in a message on social media. "There's a lot of emotions in those moments". I play nine games but many other contenders, our opponents, play nine games too.
"It's going to happen in the future, the next games". It was a pleasure to be in Barcelona, an incredible pleasure to be in Munich, no I am enjoying like you can not image here.
Manchester City’s Leroy Sane in action at Vicarage Road
"We played one weak half against Liverpool in Champions League and that was that one weak half too many".
Pep Guardiola said City would not go unbeaten last season despite their record of no defeats in the first five months, and Gundogan said the focus is purely on defending their title.
"I welcome the news, I'm delighted with it", said the City manager.
Aymeric Laporte has a claim to being the Premier League's outstanding defender this season but the Frenchman and his centre-back partner Nicolas Otamendi endured a thorough examination from the excellent Wilson. Jamie Vardy scored his second penalty in two weeks after he was brought down by Ben Foster.
"Now with VAR, we are looking to make better football, better decisions".
Instead, they failed to take control and David De Gea was the busier of the two goalkeepers, producing a fine save late on to tip a shot from Nathan Redmond to safety.
The Belgian is nearing a return ahead of this weekend's clash with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge but, having quickly sustained another injury after his most recent comeback, De Bruyne will now be given the final call over his fitness.