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Giants-49ers Halftime Score: Giants trail 49ers, 9-7

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The Giants and 49ers have reached halftime. Here is your second-half open thread.

Eli Manning celebrates a first-quarter touchdown pass
Eli Manning celebrates a first-quarter touchdown pass
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The New York Giants trail the San Francisco 49ers, xx-xx, at halftime of Sunday's game.

The game started well for the Giants, who took a lead on their first possession, going 63 yards in five plays after Zack Bowman recovered a Frank Gore fumble. An Eli Manning 19-yard pass to Larry Donnell gave the Giants a 7-0 lead with 6:54 left in the first quarter. It was the first time all season the Giants scored on their opening possession.

Three San Francisco field goals gave the 49ers a 9-7 lead. The Giants blew a scoring opportunity when a miscommunication between Manning and Rueben Randle led to Manning's second interception, killing a drive at the 49ers' 14-yard line with 4:42 left in the half.

Manning finished the half 12-of-21 for 139 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions.

The 49ers dominated first half time of possession, keeping the ball for 20:10 to only 9:50 for the Giants.

Be sure to check some of the videos/vines of some of the key plays of the first half, including:

-- Manning's second interception

-- A touchdown pass to Larry Donnell

-- Zack Bowman recovers a fumble

Injury Notes

Giants' right tackle Justin Pugh left the game in the first half with a quad strain. He was replaced in the lineup by Charles Brown. ... Randle left the game late in the half with an injury.