Apr 21, 2013 at 1.30pm UK at ​White Hart Lane
SpursTottenham Hotspur
3-1
Man CityManchester City
Dempsey (75'), Bale (82'), Defoe (79')
Dawson (19'), Assou-Ekotto (48'), Huddlestone (66')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Nasri (5')
Touré (12'), Hart (75')

Half-Time Report: Samir Nasri puts Manchester City ahead

Manchester City are a goal ahead at half time in their Premier League game with Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.

An early goal from Samir Nasri has given Manchester City a 1-0 lead over Tottenham Hotspur at half time at White Hart Lane this afternoon.

Manchester City's Samir Nasri scores against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League match on April 21, 2013© PA Photos

Gareth Bale had a chance for Spurs in the opening minutes of the Premier League contest when he took a shot from 25 yards out, but Joe Hart was able to prevent the home side from going ahead.

However, the visitors responded quickly, as James Milner picked out Nasri just in front of goal and the French midfielder volleyed the ball past Hugo Lloris.

Clint Dempsey broke into the City box looking for an equaliser for the hosts, slotting the ball through to Kyle Walker, but Hart saw the danger and made another save.

Tottenham felt that they should have had a penalty shortly in the 34th minute, as Gareth Barry appeared to handle the ball in the area following a Michael Dawson header, but Lee Mason waved away the players' appeals.

Edin Dzeko almost doubled the visitors' advantage just before the break with an effort from close range, but Lloris was able to hold the shot, before keeping out a Carlos Tevez header moments later.

Tottenham Hotspur's Jermain Defoe scores against Manchester City during the Premier League clash on April 21, 2013
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