Jan 29, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​White Hart Lane
SpursTottenham Hotspur
Man CityManchester City
Capoue (59')
Naughton (64')
Rose (50')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Aguero (15'), Toure (51' pen.), Dzeko (53'), Jovetic (78'), Kompany (89')
Toure (32'), Aguero (39'), Demichelis (40'), Zabaleta (76')

Half-Time Report: Sergio Aguero fires City ahead

Sergio Aguero gives Manchester City a half-time lead at White Hart Lane

Manchester City lead Tottenham Hotspur at half time courtesy of Sergio Aguero's 50th Premier League goal.

Man City's Fernandinho and Tottenham's Christian Eriksen in action during their Premier League match on January 29, 2014© Getty Images

City had the game's first opportunity with just four minutes on the clock, Jesus Navas finding Aguero after some fine work, with the Argentine clipping the outside of the post with his angled drive.

Shortly after, Aguero got the better of Hugo Lloris, dinking the ball over the French stopper after David Silva played in a perfectly weighted ball to give the Citizens the lead.

The hosts nearly doubled their advantage on the 20-minute mark, though Lloris got a big hand to Aguero's header from six yards out following a Gael Clichy cross to save his side.

Continuing their pressure, City again came close to adding a second, this time through Martin Demichelis. He glanced Silva's cross towards goal, only for Danny Rose to clear away off the line.

Spurs did have the ball in the back of the net before the interval, though it was ruled out after Michael Dawson was adjudged to have been offside.

The half ended on a sour note for Manuel Pellegrini's side with Aguero departing the pitch through injury.

Manchester City's Vincent Kompany celebrates after scoring his team's fifth goal against Tottenham during their Premier League match on January 29, 2014
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