They have won nine of their last 10 Premier League games against Palace and 13 of 14 games in all competitions, dating to March 16, 2002.
Such was Guardiola's lust for goals that he took off John Stones, a center back, and sent on Delph for the final 20 minutes.
Guardiola says he's happy that Aguero, who faced a bit of a battle to prove his worth to him, has become a more complete forward over the past year.
City nearly took an early lead as Mamadou Sakho in attempting to clear, headed the ball against Wayne Hennessey's post just seven minutes into his first start for Palace since joining on a permanent deal on transfer deadline day.
Crystal Palace are the only side in the big five European leagues yet to score this season.
Hodgson surely has some work on his hands to quickly find an adequate replacement to lead the Palace attack and who can produce the goals to help keep them in the top-flight.
His team appeared condemned when, needing to win their last three fixtures to stay up, they were losing 2-0 to Sven-Goran Eriksson's Manchester City with 20 minutes to play, only to rally with a substitute, Diomansy Kamara, scoring Fulham's victor in stoppage time. But we are more than strong enough characters to deal with it.
"Now I have five strikers, all of them deserve to play". If they continue at this level of play, Crystal Palace will be relegated.
There has been speculation about Aguero's future at the Etihad Stadium ever since Guardiola arrived in the summer of 2016, and it increased when he was left out of a couple of key fixtures last season. It is however, hard to believe that it will be enough to outperform Manchester City.
It was another impressive show of pace from Sane who ran onto De Bruyne's inviting pass and crossed for Raheem Sterling who stole in ahead of the Palace defence to tap in.
When he went in at West Brom and Fulham, he added structure, everyone knew their role and they were tough to beat.
The home crowd came to life just before half time to try to push their team on to take the lead before half time, and the players responded. "I think six teams are going to fight for the title".