A Mark Noble penalty gave the Hammers a 25th-minute lead but City overhauled that deficit with two goals in 11 minutes courtesy of David Silva and a Lukas Nmecha spot-kick.
In the past, teams level on points would be split by goal difference, and then goals scored, and in circumstances regarding promotion, relegation and European places, if those values were all still level, a playoff game would need to be played.
"The reason I am here is because I'm still enjoying my football and, of course, the manager was one of the reasons I chose to extend my contract".
"We'll be preparing like we have done the last three years - step-by-step, re-analyse and adapt what we are not doing well to move forward", Guardiolasaid.
"They are looking forward to Europa League fixtures also so I expect it will be a really tough game in hard conditions".
"Yes", Guardiola said when asked if he expects Sane to stay. He added: "The club made him an offer previous year". We are going to help him to the best we know how, (to realise) his potential. He has a special quality hard to find around the world.
He said: "If the team wants me to be captain, or the club does, I would gladly accept it but I think that's something everybody needs to talk about as a team, as a club".
"By becoming a central hub for Manchester City content, as with so many of our media initiatives in recent years, we want Man City for TV to push the boundaries in technology and sports consumption and provide an immersive entertainment experience for our loyal fanbase, wherever they are". If they don't want, they go.