After their limp Champions League exit against Liverpool, a City collapse against Tottenham would have had the critics carping that Guardiola has no Plan B when things go wrong.
And Mourinho said the past seven days have highlighted what needs to change if they are to win the league next season.
"They still smell a chance.it's a big challenge because in football they know anything is possible until mathematically it is impossible", he said.
City could have won the title against United last weekend but had to wait after surrendering a two-goal lead at the Etihad and handing Mourinho's team a stunning 3-2 comeback victory.
Mourinho added: "I think Man City wins the title (this season)".
"Probably because I won eight championships I was not on the moon with the victory against them because that doesn't make me feel super-happy".
Juan Mata has admitted that Manchester United were simply not good enough against West Bromwich Albion, bemoaning the lack of pace in the home side's display. Two goals from Paul Pogba and a tap in from Chris Smalling meant that Jose Mourinho's side spoiled the title celebrations.
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He is the first Spanish manager to win the Premier League title - a prize he says is the hardest to claim in Europe. At last, Manchester City's players can enjoy a serene Premier League title triumph. You win, of course, with quality, but with consistency in every level, not just the performance level but also the mental level.
"Everything must be consistent until the last day. We keep fighting one game at a time".
The first half was a bad advert for the English top-flight.
The second half was not much better but Foster did wonderfully well after 66 minutes to tip a Lukaku effort around the post before the visitors resistance was then unexpectedly rewarded with 17 minutes remaining.
Jay Rodriguez netted the lone score for West Brom.
Although the West Brom board are believed to want somebody with more experience, Moore certainly did his chances of becoming the next full-time boss no harm, even if avoiding relegation looks a lost cause.
The left-back has been with Celtic his entire career having joined the clubs youth system as a child and he's been hugely impressive since breaking in to the first team set-up in 2015. "I want to bring a family atmosphere to the club". 'We were masters in complication.