Report

Liverpool 1 - 2 Leicester City

Game date: Saturday 31 January 1981 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 35,154
Half-time score 1 - 0
Manager Bob Paisley Opposition manager Jock Wallace
   

Starting lineup

1 Ray Clemence Ray Clemence 
2 Phil Neal Phil Neal 
3 Avi Cohen Avi Cohen 
4 Phil Thompson Phil Thompson (c)
5 Ray Kennedy Ray Kennedy 
6 Colin Irwin Colin Irwin 
7 Steve Heighway Steve Heighway 
8 Sammy Lee Sammy Lee 
9 David Johnson David Johnson 
10 Terry McDermott Terry McDermott 
11 Graeme Souness Graeme Souness 

Subs

12 Jimmy Case Jimmy Case

Goals

Alan Young O/G 15'

Substitutions

Terry McDermott out for Jimmy Case 78'

Opposition lineup

Mark Wallington, Tommy Williams, Paul Friar, Andy Peake, Larry May, John O'Neill, Pat Byrne, Jim Melrose, Alan Young, Ian Wilson, Kevin MacDonald

Opposition goals

Pat Byrne
Jim Melrose

Opposition substitutions

Pat Byrne out for Mark Goodwin

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.04
- Average age of the Leicester City starting lineup: 22.6
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Leicester City league position after match: 21
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool lose at home for the first time in three years, a run of 85 games without defeat in all competitions has ended.

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Ipswich Town 27 15 10 2 51 22 9 4 0 28 5 6 6 2 23 17 40
2 Aston Villa 28 17 6 5 47 24 11 2 1 26 6 6 4 4 21 18 40
3 Liverpool 28 12 12 4 48 31 9 4 1 29 11 3 8 3 19 20 36
4 Southampton 28 13 7 8 56 40 10 2 2 35 18 3 5 6 21 22 33
5 West Bromwich Albion 27 12 9 6 35 26 8 3 2 22 8 4 6 4 13 18 33
6 Arsenal 28 11 11 6 41 33 8 6 0 24 12 3 5 6 17 21 33
7 Tottenham Hotspur 28 12 8 8 54 47 8 5 1 33 20 4 3 7 21 27 32
8 Nottingham Forest 27 12 7 8 41 29 10 1 3 32 16 2 6 5 9 13 31
9 Manchester United 28 8 15 5 37 26 5 9 0 23 10 3 6 5 14 16 31
10 Everton 27 10 7 10 39 34 6 6 2 23 15 4 1 8 16 19 27
11 Manchester City 28 10 7 11 40 40 7 3 4 23 17 3 4 7 17 23 27
12 Middlesbrough 27 11 4 12 39 39 9 4 1 28 10 2 0 11 11 29 26
13 Stoke City 27 7 12 8 30 39 5 6 2 20 14 2 6 6 10 25 26
14 Leeds United 28 10 6 12 23 37 7 3 4 10 13 3 3 8 13 24 26
15 Coventry City 28 9 7 12 33 42 7 4 3 22 18 2 3 9 11 24 25
16 Wolves 28 9 7 12 28 37 9 1 4 20 13 0 6 8 8 24 25
17 Sunderland 28 9 6 13 38 37 7 3 4 22 13 2 3 9 16 24 24
18 Birmingham City 28 8 8 12 32 43 6 4 4 20 18 2 4 8 12 25 24
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 28 8 4 16 32 49 6 1 7 17 20 2 3 9 15 29 20
20 Norwich City 28 7 6 15 31 52 5 6 3 23 18 2 0 12 8 34 20
21 Leicester City 28 7 2 19 20 46 4 2 8 11 15 3 0 11 9 31 16
22 Crystal Palace 28 5 5 18 34 56 5 4 5 26 22 0 1 13 8 34 15

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