City have been near-invincible this season and have not dropped points in the league since being held to a 1-1 draw at home by Everton in their second game of the campaign in August.
Ultimately, neither team played their best soccer, none of the three goals were anything to fawn over, and at no point did City or United comprehensively dominate their opponent.
Asked if Kompany will be fit to face Swansea, Guardiola said: "No, but I think it will be less than we expect, so hopefully it could be in the short-term future".
Tottenham jumped from seventh place to fourth courtesy of their 2-0 win over Brighton at Wembley, which arrived courtesy of an overhit Serge Aurier cross and Son Heung-min's fourth goal in four games.
"Clubs like City want to win the Premier League, the FA Cup, the League Cup and the Champions League".
"So many good athletes, so many intelligent footballers and it's really hard to pin them down".
'We haven't won anything yet. "I'm happy with the performance".
Liverpool are fifth on goal difference after a 0-0 draw at home to dogged West Bromwich Albion at Anfield.
It was timely for the striker, who was at fault for both of City's goals in the derby before squandering a close-range chance late on.
"We didn't talk about the record before the game to be honest".
The Hammers nearly completed a smash-and-grab in the end but substitute Javier Hernandez's shot from Mark Noble's pass hit the bar and bounced off the line.
Less than halfway through the 2017-18 season they show no signs of slowing down and the Premier League title is simply theirs to lose.
Mo Salah continued his magnificent goal-scoring run to give Jurgen Klopp's men the lead only for a Wayne Rooney penalty to give the Toffees a share of the spoils and maintain Sam Allardyce's unbeaten start as manager.
Wilfried Bony scored against another former club, Stoke City, earlier this season.
A brace by Japan global Shinji Okazaki and a goal by midfielder Andy King gave the Claude Puel's side a comfortable away victory, as the Southampton's Maya Yoshida goal could not count for much.