"I don't think this game decided the title", he insisted at the start of the press conference that followed Chelsea's 2-1 win over Manchester City, which officially confirmed Liverpool as Premier League champions.
Liverpool FC, who have won their first-ever Premier League title and first league title in 30 long years, will reportedly get a parade to celebrate the special feat.
In 2014, Liverpool missed out on the title by the team legend Steven Gerard's mistake at Anfield Stadium. "So whatever they got they deserve it".
Guardiola congratulated Liverpool on their title but admitted his side have lacked consistency over the course of the season.
Liverpool lead City by 23 points in the table and are the fastest team to clinch the Premier League, having done so after 31 matches.
Liverpool's victory comes amidst an odd season, interrupted by a three-month hiatus due to the coronavirus.
Gundogan was caught on his heels but Mendy recovered his ground only to dive in and allow his opponent to easily wriggle clear, and with just Ederson to beat, the home player showed a cool head to curl a shot into the corner of the net, putting City into a position from which they had to score twice to win.
Klopp, 53, joined the team in Oct.2015 as the Reds topped the European and worldwide competitions with the team's successes, including a UEFA Champions League, Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup.
The night belonged to Liverpool as their players gratefully watched on from a hotel, but the significance of Chelsea's victory should not be forgotten.
"It's a big three points for us, but we're in a battle here."
On Friday, 26 June, Liverpool goalkeeping legend Bruce Grobbelaar - who played 440 games for the Anfield club - compared manager Jurgen Klopp to the great Bill Shankly.
When Dalglish led Liverpool to the title in 1990, the prize Shankly once described as the club's "bread and butter" was nearly taken for granted after two decades of dominance.
When will Liverpool lift the trophy?The other Merseyside club, Everton, achieved the feat in the 1984-85 season. It would have been awesome. You made this possible for us and I hope we can keep bringing you the joy you deserve.
Klopp's frustration that matches are being played behind closed doors at present will fade in time.
The Reds also ranked top for the best Premier League club management, with City once again finishing in second place.