Don't lose the ball in unsafe positions because when you lose the ball there, they counter attack with Firmino, Mane and Salah.
Jesus was preparing to take the 85th-minute penalty until Guardiola told Benjamin Mendy to inform him that summer signing Mahrez would be taking the kick.
Mahrez's miss in the 0-0 stalemate means City are still looking for their first Anfield win since 2003.
The previously unstoppable Liverpool registered just two efforts on target, with City mustering the same.
"Yes, he wanted it", said Guardiola, who had already substituted chief penalty-taker Sergio Aguero.
"It was seven massive games and I'm really happy with what the boys made out of it, now we have to hope they come back [from the upcoming global break] healthy and then we go to Huddersfield".
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He said: "The boys unfortunately go away again now and have to play Nations League games - the most senseless competition in the world of football!"
"The start of the game was fantastic, I liked it, but if you want to win against City you have to use a few of these half-chances, you need to finish". Tottenham as well", and added "But for us, for Manchester City, we want to defend our title, and they are contenders.
"As I said in my first press conference here, if anybody thinks that I can perform wonders then it could become really hard in the future because I can't". "The teams did well and we were a bit lucky with the penalty, of course, that is clear".
Van Dijk believes that a 0-0 draw was the correct result in the end, telling Sky Sports News: "It is not smart to dive in there. Against a very good team we managed to do that". So it looks like they are in a good shape.
"It's very tough, probably the toughest away game of the season in the Premier League", the Germany worldwide toldESPN FC. "But as a player there is not much more that you can achieve than playing these type of games, because when you play them or when the atmosphere is like that, you know it's a big thing".
Moreover, the Reds will be forced to wait until the final moment to make a decision over whether Naby Keita will feature on Sunday after he suffered a back spasm in the midweek defeat to Napoli.