Match details

Liverpool 1 - 3 Manchester City

Game date: Saturday 26 December 1981 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 37,929
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Richardson M
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: John Bond
   

Opposition lineup

Joe Corrigan, Ray Ranson, Bobby McDonald, Nicky Reid, Kevin Bond, Tommy Caton, Steve Kinsey, Kevin Reeves, Trevor Francis, Asa Hartford, Tommy Hutchison

Opposition goals

Asa Hartford 9'
Kevin Bond 75' pen
Kevin Reeves 89'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.31
- Average age of the Manchester City starting lineup: 25.68
- Liverpool league position after match: 12
- Manchester City league position after match: 4
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
Thompson lost his captaincy following this defeat.

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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 Swansea City 19 10 3 6 30 28 7 2 1 18 7 3 1 5 12 21 33
2 Manchester United 18 9 5 4 28 15 6 2 1 14 4 3 3 3 14 11 32
3 Ipswich Town 16 10 2 4 28 19 6 1 1 15 8 4 1 3 13 11 32
4 Manchester City 19 9 4 6 27 21 5 3 2 17 8 4 1 4 10 13 31
5 Southampton 18 9 3 6 32 27 7 0 2 22 11 2 3 4 10 16 30
6 Tottenham Hotspur 17 9 2 6 26 19 4 0 5 14 13 5 2 1 12 6 29
7 Nottingham Forest 18 8 5 5 23 23 5 2 2 11 8 3 3 3 12 15 29
8 Brighton & Hove Albion 18 6 9 3 24 18 3 5 1 17 12 3 4 2 7 6 27
9 Arsenal 16 8 3 5 15 12 4 2 1 5 2 4 1 4 10 10 27
10 West Ham United 16 6 8 2 33 22 4 3 1 19 13 2 5 1 14 9 26
11 Everton 18 7 4 7 24 23 6 1 2 16 8 1 3 5 8 15 25
12 Liverpool 17 6 6 5 24 19 3 3 3 13 10 3 3 2 11 9 24
13 West Bromwich Albion 18 6 6 6 23 19 3 4 2 12 7 3 2 4 11 12 24
14 Coventry City 19 6 4 9 27 29 5 2 3 19 11 1 2 6 8 18 22
15 Stoke City 18 6 2 10 23 28 4 0 5 14 12 2 2 5 9 16 20
16 Leeds United 18 5 5 8 18 32 4 5 0 13 6 1 0 8 5 26 20
17 Aston Villa 18 4 7 7 22 23 2 3 3 9 10 2 4 4 13 13 19
18 Wolves 17 5 4 8 11 23 4 2 3 7 7 1 2 5 4 16 19
19 Birmingham City 16 4 6 6 23 23 4 3 1 19 13 0 3 5 4 10 18
20 Notts County 17 4 5 8 24 31 3 4 1 13 12 1 1 7 11 19 17
21 Sunderland 19 3 5 11 16 33 1 2 6 6 17 2 3 5 10 16 14
22 Middlesbrough 18 2 6 10 16 30 2 3 4 10 15 0 3 6 6 15 12
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