Mendy joins team-mates Kevin De Bruyne and Claudio Bravo on the long-term injury list while Bernardo Silva has been ruled out of the Premier League champions' trip to West Ham on Saturday with a knock.
In fact, that result is only one of three outings City have failed to win this term, the other two being a 2-1 Champions League defeat to Lyon and a 1-1 draw away to Wolves.
During a pre-match interview, Guardiola was quoted speaking about referee Anthony Taylor, who is from Manchester and his family supports Manchester United.
'I think they will lose' - Fellaini confident Man City can be caught
"I love reading but I don't read", he said.
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"Everybody has dreams and when I was a little boy I had dreams".
Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne charged with aggravated sexual assault
The Eels had been hopeful at least one other player could be picked up by another club to fit Hayne into next year's salary cap. Welfare officers from the Eels are understood to have been in contact with Hayne about the allegations which have rattled him.
The government has asked the FA, the Premier League and the Football League to agree on a post-Brexit approach, but such a deal seems unlikely unless a compromise can be reached - i.e. a figure somewhere between the proposed 13-foreigner limit and the current quota of eight graduates of English academies.
Playing in peak physical condition for the first time in years, City's record scorer Aguero reckons he is now able to carry out manager Pep Guardiola's pressing instructions more thoroughly.
Undefeated defending champions City now hold a two-point lead over a similarly unbeaten Liverpool, with Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea - who are also yet to suffer a defeat - a further two points behind in third spot.
Coli outbreaks so hard to trace?
Thirty-two cases in 11 states of E. coli have been reported in the country and are believed to be linked to romaine lettuce . According to Health Canada, most strains are harmless to humans but some varieties are capable of causing illness.
"He started incredible in Villarreal and put this team at another level".
Only Manchester United and Chelsea have won the Premier League back-to-back. Hopefully they can make good decisions for both sides, and a good game, like all England and all Europe is going to watch us.
"After that he went to (Real) Madrid and made a very good league (campaign) with 96 points, but at Barcelona we did 99".
'It hits hard': Saskatoon comic book artist pays homage to Stan Lee
Fans argued back that the celebs were celebrating that special moment they got to meet the comic book legend himself. Reacting to the gaff in good humour, Spike, 61, posted the newspaper cover with the caption: "God Bless Stan Lee .