Report

Leeds United 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 31 August 1968 at 15:00 Stadium: Elland Road
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 38,929
Half-time score 1 - 0
Manager Bill Shankly Opposition manager Don Revie
   

Starting lineup

1 Tommy Lawrence Tommy Lawrence 
2 Chris Lawler Chris Lawler 
3 Peter Wall Peter Wall 
4 Tommy Smith Tommy Smith 
5 Ron Yeats Ron Yeats (c)
6 Emlyn Hughes Emlyn Hughes 
7 Ian Callaghan Ian Callaghan 
8 Roger Hunt Roger Hunt 
9 Tony Hateley Tony Hateley 
10 Ian St John Ian St John 
11 Peter Thompson Peter Thompson 

Subs

12 Geoff Strong Geoff Strong

Goals

Substitutions

Tony Hateley out for Geoff Strong 66'

Opposition lineup

Gary Sprake, Paul Reaney, Terry Cooper, Billy Bremner, Jack Charlton, Norman Hunter, Mike O'Grady, Peter Lorimer, Mick Jones, Rod Belfitt, Terry Hibbitt

Opposition goals

Mick Jones

Opposition substitutions

Rod Belfitt out for Mick Bates

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.55
- Average age of the Leeds United starting lineup: 24.53
- Liverpool league position after match: 7
- Leeds United league position after match: 2
- 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 Arsenal 7 5 2 0 14 5 3 1 0 10 3 2 1 0 4 2 12
2 Leeds United 6 5 1 0 14 5 3 1 0 8 2 2 0 0 6 3 11
3 West Ham United 7 5 1 1 16 6 3 0 1 11 4 2 1 0 5 2 11
4 Sheffield Wednesday 7 3 3 1 11 7 2 1 0 9 5 1 2 1 2 2 9
5 Chelsea 6 3 2 1 13 7 2 2 0 7 4 1 0 1 6 3 8
6 Everton 7 3 2 2 10 6 2 1 1 5 3 1 1 1 5 3 8
7 Liverpool 7 3 2 2 9 7 3 0 0 8 3 0 2 2 1 4 8
8 Ipswich Town 7 3 1 3 11 10 2 0 2 7 5 1 1 1 4 5 7
9 Sunderland 7 2 3 2 10 10 2 1 0 5 1 0 2 2 5 9 7
10 Newcastle United 7 1 5 1 7 7 1 3 0 5 4 0 2 1 2 3 7
11 Manchester United 7 3 1 3 11 14 3 0 1 6 6 0 1 2 5 8 7
12 Wolves 7 2 2 3 8 8 2 2 0 5 2 0 0 3 3 6 6
13 Southampton 7 3 0 4 9 11 3 0 1 7 4 0 0 3 2 7 6
14 West Bromwich Albion 7 2 2 3 10 15 2 1 0 6 3 0 1 3 4 12 6
15 Burnley 7 2 2 3 9 15 2 1 0 5 2 0 1 3 4 13 6
16 Leicester City 7 2 1 4 8 10 2 0 1 7 4 0 1 3 1 6 5
17 Manchester City 7 1 3 3 7 13 1 2 0 4 3 0 1 3 3 10 5
18 Stoke City 7 2 1 4 5 10 2 0 1 3 3 0 1 3 2 7 5
19 Tottenham Hotspur 6 1 2 3 8 10 0 1 2 3 5 1 1 1 5 5 4
20 Nottingham Forest 6 0 4 2 5 7 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 3 5 4
21 Coventry City 5 1 1 3 6 9 1 0 1 5 4 0 1 2 1 5 3
22 Queens Park Rangers 7 0 3 4 7 16 0 3 0 4 4 0 0 4 3 12 3

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