Match details

Liverpool 2 - 2 Walsall

Game date: Tuesday 7 February 1984 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: League Cup Semi-final 1L Attendance: 31,073
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Ashley NJ
Manager: Joe Fagan Opposition manager: Alan Buckley

Opposition lineup

Ron Green, Brian Caswell, Ken Mower, Craig Shakespeare, Colin Brazier, Peter Hart, Mark Rees, Ally Brown, Richard O'Kelly, David Preece, Gary Childs

Opposition goals

Phil Neal scored an own goal on 42'
Kevin Summerfield 74'

Opposition substitutions

Gary Childs out for Kevin Summerfield


- Gary Gillespie makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.64
- Average age of the Walsall starting lineup: 24.97
- Gary Gillespie's debut was not the best: "There was a big pressure to perform and we were expected to hammer Walsall. At one point I was trying to clear the ball off the line. It smacked Phil Neal in the back and bounced in for an own goal. Nealy gave me one of his stares."

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