Leroy Sane grabbed a second moments before Aguero chipped in with his 29th goal of the season to seal victory.
Guardiola is convinced that the top two spots are already accounted for by Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur and that Arsenal, Liverpool, City and United are battling for the other two Champions League places.
"I don't like it really, as I have played all of my career in attack and I am happy to play there", he said.
"Vincent is a central defender who doesn't only win all the duels, but reads the game and passes well", Guardiola told BT Sport.
"This season and last we missed him a lot", the manager said. I know how important he is to the fans, what he has done here and he has huge, huge quality.
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Abbott was noncommittal over a bill passed by Texas Senate in March that mimicked the original North Carolina law. He tried to derail the entire bill using a House legislative maneuver, but was unsuccessful.
With 20 minutes to go Yoshida had the golden chance to make up for allowing Kompany to rise above him and score when he found space at the far post, only to head straight down into the hands of under-fire City stopper, Bravo.
Pep Guardiola's side are third, seven points clear of fifth-placed Everton.
Despite spending heavily in recent seasons, City's title aspirations have been hampered by an inability to build a consistent, reliable central defensive partnership in Kompany's absence.
They could register three Premier League wins in a row for the first time under Claude Puel.
Guardiola won the Champions League with Barcelona on two occasions but failed to do so with Bayern Munich and faces a challenging task in attempting to get City to the summit of European football.
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Almost half a million people were renting with 326,493 households in a lease with a private landlord, the report said. The equivalent age in previous censuses was 32 years in 2011, 28 years in 2006, 27 years in 2002 and 26 years in 1991.
Guardiola's men also have the FA Cup to look forward to, with a game against Arsenal scheduled in the semi-finals next weekend. Southampton, meanwhile, sit safely in mid-table with 40 points from 31 games.
Southampton had barely got out of their own half for the first 15 minutes, but out of nothing they created the best opportunity of the opening period only for Dusan Tadic to blaze over from 15 yards out.
"In Spain, especially in Germany, the pressure is higher to the players, to the manager, to everybody - here it is calm", said the two-time Champions League victor.
Manchester City have only lost one of their last 10 league matches, winning five and drawing four.
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So what is the secret to Jones' longevity and enthusiasm? "For me it really embarrasses the sport", she said. The London Marathon first took place on March 29 1981 and has been held in the spring of every year since.