The German struck within two minutes of his first league start of the season as the Cottagers were outgunned at the Etihad Stadium.
And the star full-back's absence was a major blow to fans of Fantasy Football.
Despite missing World Cup victor Mendy, City were superb against Fulham. "3-0 is a good result but we create a lot of chances to score five, six, seven goals so we have to be more clinical, because goal difference is important", said Guardiola.
"After an global break it's always a mystery how you'll come back, and Fulham asked us a lot of questions". According to The Times, Sterling, who now earns £175k a week, wants a 100k a week pay rise which would see him become one of the highest paid players in the Premier League.
With that Barcelona team possessing arguably the greatest player to ever grace the game in Lionel Messi, and the outstanding midfield duo of the generation in Xaxi and Iniesta, it's hard to make a strong case for City playing against this side. "It feels that we are only halfway up our Everest", the billionaire said as he reflected on the past decade and, spelling out his vision for the future, declared that there was "much more to win".
"It's a challenge for all of them and a challenge for me and them is to keep that level". He's a nice guy and I don't have any bad words about him.
'I've been working to get fit and get up to speed, and after 70 minutes today I'm on track to getting back to full fitness.
'I couldn't get my feet sorted at times but that will come with more match time and fitness.
"Everybody is here because after three seasons, I want to work with them".
This month marked the 10th anniversary of Sheikh Mansour's takeover of City and Al Mubarak added: "Our journey is not complete and we have more targets to fulfil". But we started with the mindset that we needed to be on the front foot. "We try to find our way, we try to adapt ourselves, we try to interpret what we have in our hands".
City will now turn their attention to a Champions League tie with Lyon, whereas Fulham will look to return to winning ways at home to Watford next weekend.
The shark struck in waters around 300 yards off Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet at 2:25pm local time (7.:25pm GMT) on Saturday. The attack is the first fatal shark attack in MA since 1936, and the second shark attack this season.
Within that same time period, those two figures for the Longhorns came in at $133 and $87 million, respectively. Of the top 25 most valuable programs, 10 teams from the SEC, while the Big Ten placing seven teams on the list .
Electricity remained out for much of the city, with power lines lying across many roads like wet strands of spaghetti. Meanwhile, tragedy struck one family in Wilmington when a tree fell on a house; a mother and a child were killed.
President Trump has declared an emergency in the three states and says the government is " as ready as anybody has ever been ". The wide storm weakened to a Category 3 hurricane Wednesday and forecasters expect it to weaken further as it nears the shore.
Trailing 14-13 by the middle of the match, the Buckeyes pulled out all of the stops to ensure a win in Arlington's At&T Stadium. The Ohio State University Buckeyes kicked off against the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs at 8 p.m.
In Washington, North Carolina, the wind-swept Pamlico River has risen beyond its banks and is flooding entire neighborhoods. More than 60 people had to be rescued in another town as a cinderblock motel collapsed at the height of the storm's fury.
She said the agency helped prevent "illegal actions against a critical Swiss infrastructure", and declined further comment. Lavrov said earlier this year that the Spiez lab had analyzed samples from the England poisoning investigation.
If the new reports are to believed, Huawei might announce its first foldable display phone by the end of 2018, though Mr. Huawei is planning to launch a smartphone with a fold-out screen within a year, according to the firm's chief executive.
Gordon was slowed by a hamstring issue when he finally reported, but it's not clear if his new injury is the same hamstring. UPDATE: The Browns apparently were set to release Gordon but have been getting calls from teams and may trade him instead.
Three States now affected by needles in strawberries
Meanwhile, a NSW mother revealed her ten-year-old child discovered sabotaged fruit in a case yet unconfirmed by police. She added there was no reason to stop eating strawberries but the public needed to be aware of the incident.
Tropical storm Florence dumps metres of rain on Carolinas
More than 80,000 people were already without power as the storm began buffeting the coast, and more than 12,000 were in shelters. Though Florence did not arrive with winds as violent as once feared, forecasters got the storm surge and rainfall correct.
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Hurricane Florence looms over East Coast
Overall, risky storm surge is possible all the way from Edisto Beach, South Carolina, to the North Carolina/Virginia border. Tropical Storm Isaac appeared "poorly organized" and was weaker on the early morning hours of Wednesday Sep.
RECORD levels of rainfall PLAGUE the Carolinas region
Cline said July was the wettest ever in that part of North Carolina, and the water table rose 21 inches higher than normal. Hurricane Florence made landfall Friday in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, after stalking the coastline for days.
Dalton's 4 first-half TDs lead Bengals past Ravens
He's off to a strong start this year with 95 rushing yards in the season opener and 84 yards on 21 carries against the Ravens . Lazor's approach allows him to do what he does best: get rid of the ball quickly in a fast-paced, West Coast offense.
The changing death toll from Hurricane Maria
Almost 3,000 deaths have been attributed to Hurricane Maria , making it the second-deadliest storm in the US. He said: "When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had hit, they had anywhere from 6 to 18 deaths".