Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Arsenal

Game date: Saturday 16 January 1988 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 44,294
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Barratt KP
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: George Graham
   

Opposition lineup

John Lukic, Nigel Winterburn, Kenny Sansom, Steve Williams, Gus Caesar, Tony Adams, David Rocastle, Martin Hayes, Alan Smith, Niall Quinn, Kevin Richardson

Opposition substitutions

Gus Caesar out for Michael Thomas 46'
Tony Adams out for Perry Groves 77'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.28
- Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 24.29
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Arsenal league position after match: 4
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 Liverpool 23 18 5 0 57 11 12 1 0 36 3 6 4 0 21 8 59
2 Nottingham Forest 23 13 5 5 46 21 6 3 2 25 9 7 2 3 21 12 44
3 Everton 25 12 7 6 36 16 9 2 1 23 5 3 5 5 13 11 43
4 Arsenal 25 12 6 7 36 23 7 2 3 22 9 5 4 4 14 14 42
5 Manchester United 24 11 9 4 36 24 6 5 1 18 11 5 4 3 18 13 42
6 Wimbledon 25 11 7 7 39 30 6 5 2 21 13 5 2 5 18 17 40
7 Queens Park Rangers 25 11 7 7 30 28 7 3 3 19 11 4 4 4 11 17 40
8 Luton Town 24 10 5 9 32 26 7 4 3 22 11 3 1 6 10 15 35
9 Sheffield Wednesday 25 10 4 11 31 38 7 1 5 18 16 3 3 6 13 22 34
10 Tottenham Hotspur 25 9 6 10 26 29 7 2 4 19 15 2 4 6 7 14 33
11 Southampton 24 8 7 9 33 36 4 3 4 15 15 4 4 5 18 21 31
12 West Ham United 25 7 9 9 28 34 4 5 4 15 16 3 4 5 13 18 30
13 Chelsea 25 8 6 11 31 42 6 5 0 18 10 2 1 11 13 32 30
14 Newcastle United 23 7 8 8 28 35 3 4 4 11 14 4 4 4 17 21 29
15 Coventry City 23 6 7 10 24 38 2 4 4 10 17 4 3 6 14 21 25
16 Portsmouth 25 5 10 10 24 42 3 7 4 16 18 2 3 6 8 24 25
17 Derby County 23 6 6 11 20 28 3 3 5 10 10 3 3 6 10 18 24
18 Norwich City 24 7 3 14 23 33 4 2 6 17 18 3 1 8 6 15 24
19 Oxford United 24 6 5 13 28 46 5 1 6 19 24 1 4 7 9 22 23
20 Watford 24 5 6 13 17 32 3 2 6 8 13 2 4 7 9 19 21
21 Charlton Athletic 24 4 8 12 23 36 3 4 5 12 16 1 4 7 11 20 20
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