Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Arsenal

Game date: Saturday 5 September 1981 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 35,269
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Hackett KS
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Terry Neill
   

Opposition lineup

Pat Jennings, John Devine, Kenny Sansom, Brian Talbot, David O'Leary, Willie Young, John Hollins, Alan Sunderland, Brian McDermott, Peter Nicholas, Graham Rix

Opposition substitutions

Peter Nicholas out for Paul Davis 65'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.61
- Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 26.61
- Liverpool league position after match: 10
- Arsenal league position after match: 17
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Super focus of Mark Lawrenson
Match programme

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 West Ham United 3 2 1 0 7 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 6 0 7
2 Manchester City 3 2 1 0 6 3 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 4 2 7
3 Notts County 3 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 7
4 Southampton 3 2 0 1 6 3 2 0 0 5 1 0 0 1 1 2 6
5 Stoke City 3 2 0 1 6 3 1 0 1 5 3 1 0 0 1 0 6
6 Swansea City 3 2 0 1 8 6 1 0 0 5 1 1 0 1 3 5 6
7 Ipswich Town 3 1 2 0 6 5 0 1 0 3 3 1 1 0 3 2 5
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 3 1 1 1 4 3 1 0 1 3 2 0 1 0 1 1 4
9 Everton 3 1 1 1 4 3 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 2 4
10 Liverpool 3 1 1 1 3 2 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
11 Nottingham Forest 3 1 1 1 5 5 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 3 4 4
12 Birmingham City 3 1 1 1 6 7 1 1 0 5 4 0 0 1 1 3 4
13 Leeds United 3 1 1 1 5 6 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 4
14 Sunderland 3 1 1 1 5 6 1 0 1 2 3 0 1 0 3 3 4
15 West Bromwich Albion 3 1 0 2 5 5 1 0 1 4 3 0 0 1 1 2 3
16 Aston Villa 3 1 0 2 4 4 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 4 3 3
17 Arsenal 3 1 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 3
18 Tottenham Hotspur 3 1 0 2 4 8 0 0 2 1 7 1 0 0 3 1 3
19 Coventry City 3 1 0 2 3 7 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 6 3
20 Wolves 3 1 0 2 2 7 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 7 3
21 Manchester United 3 0 1 2 2 4 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 1
22 Middlesbrough 3 0 1 2 2 6 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 1 1 3 1
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