The Raiders won the coin toss and elected to defer to the second half, and Sebastian Janikowski kicked the ball into the stands forcing the 49ers to start at their own 20.
On the first play from scrimmage, Colin Kaepernick dropped back and tried to find Michael Crabtree, but Brandian Ross intercepted his pass.
Facing a 2nd & 9, Derek Carr bought time in the pocket and then rushed for 11 yards to earn the Raiders a new set of downs.
On the next play, Carr connected with Marcel Reece out wide who gained another 11 yards for the Silver and Black.
The drive stalled, but Sebastian Janikowski came on and knocked in a 57-yard field goal to give the Raiders an early 3-0 lead.
The 49ers started their next drive on their own 20-yard line, and on 1st & 10, Kaepernick rolled right but was taken down by Sio Moore for a loss of seven on the play.
Kaepernick connected with Crabtree on a screen pass later in the drive, but TJ Carrie took down the receiver for a loss of one on the play.
The Raiders forced San Francisco into a 3rd & 11, and after Benson Mayowa sacked Kaepernick for a loss of two, the 49ers were forced to punt.
With just under a minute left in the first quarter, Carr pitched the ball to Latavius Murray who matriculated the ball down the field for a gain of 15.
Facing a 3rd & 9, Carr stood in the pocket and connected with Vincent Brown for a gain of 20.
Later in the drive, Carr pump faked and then threw a dart to Mychal Rivera for a gain of 19 to put the ball on the 49ers seven-yard line.
Carr capped the drive by throwing a three-yard touchdown to LT Donald Penn on 3rd & goal. Janikowski added the extra point to give the Raiders a 10-7 lead with 10:45 left in the first half.
On 3rd & 11, Kaepernick connected with Michael Crabtree for a gain of seven, but it was not enough to earn the 49ers a new set of downs.
With just over seven minutes left in the first half, Carr was not phased by pressure in the pocket and once again found Rivera, this time for a gain of 18.
The Raiders drive stalled, but Marquette King kicked a 53-yard punt and pinned San Francisco on their own five-yard line.
With San Francisco deep in their own territory, Antonio Smith sacked Kaepernick for a loss of three on the play. The 49ers were unable to convert the third down on the next play and were forced to bring on Andy Lee to punt once again.