Report

Liverpool 0 - 1 Sunderland

Game date: Saturday 2 May 1981 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 40,337
Half-time score 0 - 1
Manager Bob Paisley Opposition manager Mick Docherty
   

Opposition lineup

Barry Siddall, Joe Hinnigan, Joseph Bolton, Rob Hindmarch, Shaun Elliott, Gary Rowell, Gordon Chisholm, Mick Buckley, Tom Ritchie, Alan Brown, Stan Cummins

Opposition goals

Stan Cummins

Opposition substitutions

Gordon Chisholm out for Sam Allardyce

Notes

- Colin Russell makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.41
- Average age of the Sunderland starting lineup: 24.43
- Liverpool league position after match: 8
- Sunderland league position after match: 16
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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 Aston Villa 42 26 8 8 72 40 16 3 2 40 13 10 5 6 32 27 60
2 Ipswich Town 41 23 10 8 75 40 15 4 1 43 11 8 6 7 32 29 56
3 Arsenal 42 19 15 8 61 45 13 8 0 36 17 6 7 8 25 28 53
4 West Bromwich Albion 41 20 11 10 60 42 15 4 2 40 15 5 7 8 20 27 51
5 Nottingham Forest 42 19 12 11 62 44 15 3 3 44 20 4 9 8 18 24 50
6 Southampton 41 19 10 12 73 54 15 4 2 47 22 4 6 10 26 32 48
7 Manchester United 42 15 18 9 51 36 9 11 1 30 14 6 7 8 21 22 48
8 Liverpool 40 15 17 8 59 41 12 5 3 37 15 3 12 5 22 26 47
9 Tottenham Hotspur 42 14 15 13 70 68 9 9 3 44 31 5 6 10 26 37 43
10 Leeds United 41 17 9 15 39 47 10 4 6 19 19 7 5 9 20 28 43
11 Stoke City 42 12 18 12 51 60 8 9 4 31 23 4 9 8 20 37 42
12 Manchester City 41 14 11 16 56 58 10 7 4 35 25 4 4 12 21 33 39
13 Birmingham City 42 13 12 17 50 61 11 5 5 32 23 2 7 12 18 38 38
14 Middlesbrough 41 16 5 20 52 59 14 4 2 37 14 2 1 18 15 45 37
15 Coventry City 42 13 10 19 48 68 9 6 6 31 30 4 4 13 17 38 36
16 Sunderland 42 14 7 21 52 53 10 4 7 32 19 4 3 14 20 34 35
17 Everton 41 13 9 19 55 58 8 6 7 32 25 5 3 12 23 33 35
18 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 14 7 21 54 67 10 3 8 30 26 4 4 13 24 41 35
19 Wolves 41 13 8 20 43 55 11 1 8 26 20 2 7 12 17 35 34
20 Norwich City 42 13 7 22 49 73 9 7 5 34 25 4 0 17 15 48 33
21 Leicester City 42 13 6 23 40 67 7 5 9 20 23 6 1 14 20 44 32
22 Crystal Palace 42 6 7 29 47 83 6 4 11 32 37 0 3 18 15 46 19

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