Match details

Chelsea 0 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Sunday 26 October 2008 at 13:30 Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Competition: Premier League Attendance: 41,705
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Webb HM
Manager: Rafa Benítez Opposition manager: Luis Felipe Scolari
   

Opposition lineup

Petr Cech, Ashley Cole, Ricardo Carvalho, John Terry, Jose Bosingwa, Florent Malouda, Frank Lampard, John Obi Mikel, Deco, Nicolas Anelka, Salomon Kalou

Opposition substitutions

Florent Malouda out for Juliano Belletti 58'
Salomon Kalou out for Franco Di Santo 58'
Jose Bosingwa out for Scott Sinclair 84'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.13
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 27.55
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Chelsea league position after match: 2
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Chelsea's first loss at home since 21st of February 2004, an 86 game unbeaten run!

- The Premier League's "Dubious Goals Panel" decided that the deflection of Alonso's shot was sufficient for the goal to be shown as an own-goal by Chelsea defender Bosingwa. However Liverpool Football Club's stance is that Alonso's goal remains with the Liverpool player.

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Premier League

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 9 7 2 0 14 6 3 1 0 7 4 4 1 0 7 2 23
2 Chelsea 9 6 2 1 19 4 2 2 1 8 3 4 0 0 11 1 20
3 Hull City 9 6 2 1 14 11 2 1 1 5 8 4 1 0 9 3 20
4 Arsenal 9 6 1 2 18 6 3 0 1 8 3 3 1 1 10 3 19
5 Aston Villa 9 5 2 2 16 10 2 2 0 6 3 3 0 2 10 7 17
6 Manchester United 8 4 3 1 13 5 2 1 0 7 1 2 2 1 6 4 15
7 Portsmouth 9 4 2 3 10 14 3 1 1 7 4 1 1 2 3 10 14
8 Manchester City 9 4 1 4 23 14 3 0 2 15 6 1 1 2 8 8 13
9 Sunderland 9 3 3 3 9 10 2 1 2 5 6 1 2 1 4 4 12
10 West Ham United 9 4 0 5 14 16 3 0 2 10 8 1 0 3 4 8 12
11 Blackburn Rovers 9 3 3 3 9 15 1 2 2 3 8 2 1 1 6 7 12
12 Middlesbrough 9 3 1 5 8 15 2 0 2 4 8 1 1 3 4 7 10
13 West Bromwich Albion 9 3 1 5 7 14 2 0 3 6 9 1 1 2 1 5 10
14 Everton 9 2 3 4 13 19 0 2 3 5 11 2 1 1 8 8 9
15 Wigan Athletic 9 2 2 5 11 13 1 1 3 3 8 1 1 2 8 5 8
16 Fulham 8 2 2 4 6 8 2 1 1 4 3 0 1 3 2 5 8
17 Bolton Wanderers 9 2 2 5 8 12 1 2 1 4 4 1 0 4 4 8 8
18 Stoke City 9 2 1 6 10 18 2 0 2 7 8 0 1 4 3 10 7
19 Newcastle United 9 1 3 5 10 17 1 1 2 5 6 0 2 3 5 11 6
20 Tottenham Hotspur 9 1 2 6 7 12 1 1 3 4 5 0 1 3 3 7 5
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