Report

Liverpool 0 - 1 Manchester United

Game date: Sunday 31 March 1985 at 14:35 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 34,886
Half-time score 0 - 0 Referee Worrall JB
Manager Joe Fagan Opposition manager Ron Atkinson
   

Starting lineup

1 Bruce Grobbelaar Bruce Grobbelaar 
2 Phil Neal Phil Neal (c)
3 Alan Kennedy Alan Kennedy 
4 Mark Lawrenson Mark Lawrenson 
5 Steve Nicol Steve Nicol 
6 Alan Hansen Alan Hansen 
7 Kenny Dalglish Kenny Dalglish 
8 Ronnie Whelan Ronnie Whelan 
9 Ian Rush Ian Rush 
10 Kevin MacDonald Kevin MacDonald 
11 John Wark John Wark 

Subs

12 Paul Walsh Paul Walsh

Goals

Substitutions

Alan Kennedy out for Paul Walsh 43'

Opposition lineup

Gary Bailey, John Gidman, Arthur Albiston, Norman Whiteside, Paul McGrath, Graeme Hogg, Bryan Robson, Gordon Strachan, Mark Hughes, Frank Stapleton, Jesper Olsen

Opposition goals

Frank Stapleton 73'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.83
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 25.65
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Manchester United league position after match: 3
- 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 Everton 30 19 6 5 65 33 10 3 2 41 15 9 3 3 24 18 63
2 Tottenham Hotspur 31 18 6 7 60 32 8 3 3 35 17 10 3 4 25 15 60
3 Manchester United 32 17 8 7 60 35 10 4 2 36 10 7 4 5 24 25 59
4 Arsenal 34 15 7 12 51 42 11 4 2 32 13 4 3 10 19 29 52
5 Liverpool 31 14 9 8 45 25 8 4 5 23 11 6 5 3 22 14 51
6 Sheffield Wednesday 31 13 12 6 48 32 9 7 1 33 18 4 5 5 15 14 51
7 Nottingham Forest 32 15 5 12 47 40 10 3 4 29 17 5 2 8 18 23 50
8 Southampton 32 14 8 10 42 40 8 3 4 17 15 6 5 6 25 25 50
9 Chelsea 31 12 10 9 47 36 9 2 4 28 15 3 8 5 19 21 46
10 Aston Villa 33 12 10 11 45 48 8 6 3 25 16 4 4 8 20 32 46
11 Leicester City 32 12 6 14 53 54 8 4 5 35 22 4 2 9 18 32 42
12 West Bromwich Albion 32 12 6 14 44 49 8 3 4 26 17 4 3 10 18 32 42
13 Norwich City 30 11 8 11 38 43 9 4 3 26 17 2 4 8 12 26 41
14 Queens Park Rangers 33 10 11 12 40 52 8 6 3 31 22 2 5 9 9 30 41
15 Newcastle United 33 9 11 13 47 62 8 4 4 27 21 1 7 9 20 41 38
16 West Ham United 29 9 9 11 37 43 5 5 5 19 17 4 4 6 18 26 36
17 Watford 31 8 10 13 53 59 5 4 5 30 25 3 6 8 23 34 34
18 Sunderland 31 9 7 15 35 43 7 4 4 19 16 2 3 11 16 27 34
19 Coventry City 31 10 4 17 35 51 8 3 5 22 17 2 1 12 13 34 34
20 Luton Town 30 8 8 14 37 52 7 5 3 25 17 1 3 11 12 35 32
21 Ipswich Town 29 6 9 14 27 43 5 5 4 18 16 1 4 10 9 27 27
22 Stoke City 32 3 8 21 20 62 3 3 9 16 29 0 5 12 4 33 17

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