Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Oxford United

Game date: Saturday 12 September 1987 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 42,266
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Stevens BT
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: Maurice Evans
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Hucker, Neil Slatter, John Dreyer, Gary Shelton, Gary Briggs, Tommy Caton, Ray Houghton, Martin Foyle, Billy Whitehurst, Trevor Hebberd, Dean Saunders

Opposition substitutions

Dean Saunders out for Les Phillips 68'

Notes

- John Barnes scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.95
- Average age of the Oxford United starting lineup: 26.26
- Liverpool league position after match: 7
- Oxford United league position after match: 19
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Kenny Dalglish on John Barnes' Anfield debut: "Barnes did what we expected him to do. He made a goal, scored one, and entertained. You remember that."

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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 7 6 1 0 12 2 3 1 0 7 2 3 0 0 5 0 19
2 Tottenham Hotspur 7 4 2 1 11 5 4 0 0 9 2 0 2 1 2 3 14
3 Manchester United 7 3 4 0 12 6 2 2 0 7 3 1 2 0 5 3 13
4 Wimbledon 7 3 3 1 10 6 1 3 0 7 4 2 0 1 3 2 12
5 Chelsea 7 4 0 3 14 11 3 0 0 9 4 1 0 3 5 7 12
6 Nottingham Forest 7 3 2 2 10 9 1 2 1 4 4 2 0 1 6 5 11
7 Liverpool 4 3 1 0 9 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 7 3 10
8 Coventry City 6 3 1 2 8 8 1 1 1 3 5 2 0 1 5 3 10
9 Everton 7 2 3 2 7 4 2 1 0 5 0 0 2 2 2 4 9
10 Arsenal 6 2 2 2 9 5 1 0 1 7 2 1 2 1 2 3 8
11 Derby County 5 2 2 1 4 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 3 2 8
12 Luton Town 7 2 2 3 10 11 1 2 1 5 5 1 0 2 5 6 8
13 Southampton 7 1 4 2 10 11 0 2 1 3 4 1 2 1 7 7 7
14 Norwich City 7 2 1 4 6 8 1 1 2 5 5 1 0 2 1 3 7
15 Watford 6 2 1 3 5 7 1 1 1 2 2 1 0 2 3 5 7
16 West Ham United 6 1 3 2 7 9 1 1 1 3 4 0 2 1 4 5 6
17 Portsmouth 7 1 3 3 7 17 1 2 1 5 7 0 1 2 2 10 6
18 Newcastle United 6 1 2 3 6 9 0 0 2 1 3 1 2 1 5 6 5
19 Oxford United 6 1 2 3 8 14 1 0 1 6 7 0 2 2 2 7 5
20 Sheffield Wednesday 7 0 2 5 5 15 0 1 3 3 8 0 1 2 2 7 2
21 Charlton Athletic 5 0 1 4 4 11 0 0 3 2 6 0 1 1 2 5 1
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