Match details

Manchester United 3 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Sunday 1 January 1989 at 15:05 Stadium: Old Trafford
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 44,745
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Lewis RS
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: Alex Ferguson
   

Opposition lineup

Jim Leighton, Lee Martin, Lee Sharpe, Steve Bruce, Russell Beardsmore, Mal Donaghy, Bryan Robson, Gordon Strachan, Brian McClair, Mark Hughes, Ralph Milne

Opposition goals

Brian McClair 71'
Mark Hughes 75'
Russell Beardsmore 77'

Opposition substitutions

Lee Martin out for Paul McGrath
Gordon Strachan out for Mark Robins

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.47
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 26.39
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Manchester United league position after match: 6
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Six Great Liverpool and Manchester United derbies

Related files

Times report
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 Arsenal 18 11 4 3 40 20 4 2 1 14 8 7 2 2 26 12 37
2 Norwich City 19 10 7 2 28 19 4 6 1 15 12 6 1 1 13 7 37
3 Millwall 18 8 6 4 29 21 6 1 1 16 7 2 5 3 13 14 30
4 Everton 18 8 6 4 25 17 5 3 1 17 8 3 3 3 8 9 30
5 Liverpool 19 7 7 5 23 16 2 5 2 9 7 5 2 3 14 9 28
6 Manchester United 19 6 9 4 25 17 5 4 1 16 7 1 5 3 9 10 27
7 Coventry City 19 7 6 6 22 20 4 2 3 11 9 3 4 3 11 11 27
8 Derby County 18 7 5 6 20 14 4 2 5 11 9 3 3 1 9 5 26
9 Southampton 19 6 8 5 32 31 4 4 3 19 16 2 4 2 13 15 26
10 Tottenham Hotspur 19 6 7 6 30 28 4 4 3 19 17 2 3 3 11 11 25
11 Nottingham Forest 19 5 10 4 23 23 1 5 2 7 10 4 5 2 16 13 25
12 Queens Park Rangers 19 6 5 8 22 19 4 1 3 10 6 2 4 5 12 13 23
13 Aston Villa 19 5 8 6 28 30 4 3 3 14 13 1 5 3 14 17 23
14 Wimbledon 18 6 4 8 21 26 4 2 4 12 13 2 2 4 9 13 22
15 Middlesbrough 19 6 4 9 23 31 5 2 2 14 10 1 2 7 9 21 22
16 Sheffield Wednesday 18 5 6 7 15 21 3 2 4 8 12 2 4 3 7 9 21
17 Luton Town 19 4 8 7 17 22 2 5 1 9 7 2 3 6 8 15 20
18 Charlton Athletic 19 3 8 8 19 31 1 5 5 12 20 2 3 3 7 11 17
19 Newcastle United 19 4 5 10 16 34 2 3 4 10 13 2 2 6 6 21 17
20 West Ham United 19 3 5 11 15 33 1 3 5 9 17 2 2 6 6 16 14
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