Match details

Liverpool 1 - 2 Manchester United

Game date: Saturday 24 October 1981 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 41,438
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Courtney G
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Ron Atkinson
   

Opposition lineup

Gary Bailey, John Gidman, Arthur Albiston, Ray Wilkins, Kevin Moran, Martin Buchan, Bryan Robson, Garry Birtles, Frank Stapleton, Remi Moses, Steve Coppell

Opposition goals

Kevin Moran 25'
Arthur Albiston 89'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.74
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 25.55
- Liverpool league position after match: 12
- Manchester United league position after match: 1
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Match programme

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Manchester United 13 6 5 2 16 7 4 2 1 10 3 2 3 1 6 4 23
2 Ipswich Town 11 7 2 2 22 14 5 1 0 11 5 2 1 2 11 9 23
3 Swansea City 11 7 1 3 22 16 5 0 0 14 4 2 1 3 8 12 22
4 Tottenham Hotspur 11 7 0 4 17 11 3 0 3 9 8 4 0 1 8 3 21
5 Nottingham Forest 11 5 4 2 14 12 4 1 0 8 3 1 3 2 6 9 19
6 West Ham United 11 4 6 1 21 13 2 3 0 10 7 2 3 1 11 6 18
7 Everton 11 5 3 3 15 13 4 1 0 10 4 1 2 3 5 9 18
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 11 4 5 2 17 12 2 2 1 12 8 2 3 1 5 4 17
9 Southampton 11 5 2 4 21 21 5 0 0 14 5 0 2 4 7 16 17
10 Aston Villa 11 3 6 2 15 11 1 3 1 6 6 2 3 1 9 5 15
11 Coventry City 11 4 3 4 19 17 4 1 1 15 7 0 2 3 4 10 15
12 Liverpool 11 3 5 3 15 13 2 3 1 9 5 1 2 2 6 8 14
13 Notts County 11 4 2 5 16 20 3 2 1 9 8 1 0 4 7 12 14
14 Birmingham City 11 3 4 4 17 14 3 2 0 14 6 0 2 4 3 8 13
15 Stoke City 11 4 1 6 18 18 3 0 3 11 8 1 1 3 7 10 13
16 Manchester City 11 3 4 4 12 13 2 3 1 7 3 1 1 3 5 10 13
17 Arsenal 11 3 3 5 7 10 2 2 1 3 2 1 1 4 4 8 12
18 Leeds United 12 3 3 6 11 22 3 3 0 9 3 0 0 6 2 19 12
19 West Bromwich Albion 11 2 4 5 9 11 2 3 1 7 4 0 1 4 2 7 10
20 Middlesbrough 12 2 3 7 8 19 2 1 3 7 11 0 2 4 1 8 9
21 Wolves 11 2 2 7 5 20 2 1 3 4 7 0 1 4 1 13 8
22 Sunderland 11 1 4 6 6 16 1 2 2 2 5 0 2 4 4 11 7
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