Match details

Liverpool 5 - 2 Wigan Athletic

Game date: Tuesday 19 September 1989 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: League Cup 2nd round 1L Attendance: 19,231
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Dilkes R
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: Bryan Hamilton

Opposition lineup

Nigel Adkins, Peter Atherton, Allen Tankard, Darren Patterson, Paul Beesley, Dave Thompson, James Carberry, Neill Rimmer, Joe Parkinson, Don Page, Bryan Griffiths

Opposition goals

Ian Griffiths 18'
Dave Thompson 54'

Opposition substitutions

James Carberry out for Steve Nugent 71'
Don Page out for Alan Johnson 78'


- John Barnes missed a penalty on 70'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.24
- Average age of the Wigan Athletic starting lineup: 22.37

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