According to Pep Guardiola, he is not going to change the principles of football even if the poor run of Manchester City proceeds into the New Year. A run for 3 defeats in 4 matches of Premier League has seen Manchester City slip from 1st t0 3rd position in the table of Premier League. This has greatly damaged their chances of retaining the title which they had won with 100 points in the month of May.Manchester City’s visit to Southampton for a home match against Liverpool, the leaders prior to struggling for the visit of Rotherham United side in 3 days after the FA Cup. The Reds have 10 points clear of Man City after they defeated Arsenal. Pep Guardiola has stated that even if Manchester City loses in the next 3 matches, he is not going to waver the fast pressing and high pressing principles using which he formed his reputation as a coach. He says that it didn’t happen in the first year and it will not happen. Just because they lost two games, he is not going to do that. He says that it is not that he tried showing through his words that he is a better or special person. According to him, he defends what he actually believes in. the unbeaten start of Manchester City to Premier League had come to an end with the defeat by Chelsea. However, they recovered their form when they defeated Hoffenheim in the Champions League.