Only 38,062 people were in attendance at their 55,000-seat stadium to see it.
With a Premier League match against Southampton coming up on Saturday, Guardiola made a thinly veiled dig at City fans by stating he wished there were more fans there to support them.
“We’ve scored 16 goals in the last three games we’ve played here,” the Spaniard remarked.
“I’d want to see more people at the next game on Saturday.”
“Please bring the people because we will be exhausted.
“I know Ralph (Hasenhuttlteam )’s is fairly similar in terms of how they play. They’re quite dangerous, and this is a crucial game.
“As a result, I invite all of our people to come watch next Saturday at 3 p.m.”