John Stones one of the few players to emerge with any credit from disappointing defeat
Claudio Bravo: 7
The Chilean goal keeper was put under immense pressure at times by Tottenham's forwards, but coped reasonably well in difficult circumstances. Made a good save from Lamela's penalty to keep the scoreline more respectable.
Pablo Zabaleta: 5
Was a surprise inclusion ahead of Bacary Sagna. Zabaleta has been a superb servant for the club since 2008, but time looks to be catching up with him. Possibly a season (or two) too far for the popular defender, and surely an area City will look to strengthen in the summer.
John Stones: 8
City's best player on the day. Carried the ball out of defence admirably and showed great composure throughout. Already looks like a future club captain.
Nicolas Otamendi: 6
Some of the rash decision making that plagued him last season was evident again, particularly when he clumsily up-ended Alli to concede a dangerous free-kick and pick up yet another booking. Dominant aerially on set pieces however.
Aleksandar Kolarov: 4
It's been a difficult week for Kolarov, after an abject showing at Celtic Park in the Champions League. A wild, unnecessary swipe at Rose's cross gave Spurs the lead, and he played a part in the build up to the penalty.
Struggled to adapt to the pace of the game, and frequently conceded possession whilst offering little protection to the back line.
Gave away the second half penalty by clumsily bringing down Alli, and was generally out of sorts after an impressive start to the season.
David Silva: 7
Missed a great opportunity to give City the lead after four minutes, when he failed to make contact with Navas' cross. Grew in influence as the second half progressed.
Jesus Navas: 5
One good early cross, but struggled to make an impact after that. Plenty of effort, but little guile or finesse. Deservedly hooked after half time.
Raheem Sterling: 5
Sterling has been in excellent form of late, but had a quite day here at the Lane. Had an ongoing battle with Rose, in which the full back ultimately prevailed.
Sergio Aguero: 6
Hit the post shortly after half time, and then forced Lloris into a good save but largely starved of service.
Ilkay Gundogan: 6
Gundogan is, perhaps unsuprisingly, still a little rusty after his lengthy injury absence and conceded possession on a number of occasions after coming on as a second half sub. However, his introduction saw City improve as a whole.
Kelechi Iheanacho: 6
Made some promising runs, but was unable to convert the one clear cut chance that fell his way after being fed by Silva.
Leroy Sane: no rating
Guardiola is gradually introducing the youngster into the first team, and he had little chance to impress in the five minutes or so he was on the pitch.