Tottenham Hotspur defeated Premier League rivals Manchester City 1-0 at the newly-refurbished White Hart Lane in London on Tuesday night.
South Korean forward Son Heung-Min scored in the 78th minute to put Spurs in the ascendancy.
Sergio Aguero had a penalty saved by Hugo Lloris earlier in the first half after VAR deemed Spurs leftback Danny Rose to have handled the ball.
Man City manager Pep... Еще Guardiola said he had omitted Kevin de Bruyne for tactical reasons, a decision which had been questioned widely on social media.
«I decided to play with two holding midfielders in that position, Gundogan and the others, to be a bit more solid,» the Catalan said. «I know it is tough for him.»
The return leg takes place at the Etihad on 17 April.
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