Match details

Arsenal 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 15 August 1987 at 15:00 Stadium: Highbury
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 54,703
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Milford RG
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: George Graham
   

Opposition lineup

John Lukic, Michael Thomas, Kenny Sansom, Steve Williams, David O'Leary, Tony Adams, David Rocastle, Paul Davis, Alan Smith, Charlie Nicholas, Martin Hayes

Opposition goals

Paul Davis 17'

Opposition substitutions

David Rocastle out for Perry Groves 75'

Notes

- John Barnes makes his LFC debut
- Peter Beardsley makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.92
- Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 24.77
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Arsenal league position after match: 13
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related articles

From Kenny Dalglish's diary

Related files

Times and Sunday Times report
Master of the unexpected! says Mark Falco
Barnes puts the record straight
Anfield's Bombers
Whelan profile - Liverpool fan club magazine
Peter the great! - Liverpool fan club magazine
A decade of Dalglish 1977-1987
John Aldridge just raring to go
Learning to live with the Anfield pressure
The Dalglish dynasty
Peter's palace
Red vein of superstars
The Soaring cost of success
You've done the right thing, Peter, by Albert Stubbins
Nicol's verdict in the Liverpool fan club magazine
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 Queens Park Rangers 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 3
2 Oxford United 1 1 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
3 Chelsea 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
4 Coventry City 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
5 Liverpool 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 3
6 Nottingham Forest 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 3
7 Derby County 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
8 Everton 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
9 Watford 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
10 Manchester United 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1
11 Southampton 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1
12 Newcastle United 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Arsenal 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Charlton Athletic 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Sheffield Wednesday 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
16 Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0
17 Luton Town 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
18 Norwich City 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
19 Wimbledon 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
20 Portsmouth 1 0 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 0
21 West Ham United 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
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