Match details

Wigan Athletic 0 - 3 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 4 October 1989 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: League Cup 2nd round 2L Attendance: 17,954
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Wright PL
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: Bryan Hamilton

Opposition lineup

Nigel Adkins, Steve Senior, Allen Tankard, Neill Rimmer, Dave Thompson, Andy Pilling, Bryan Griffiths, Mark Hilditch, Peter Atherton, Don Page, Paul Beesley

Opposition substitutions

Dave Thompson out for James Carberry 65'
Mark Hilditch out for Darren Patterson 69'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.24
- Average age of the Wigan Athletic starting lineup: 24.01
Liverpool’s away game was played at Anfield because Springfield Park did not meet safety standards, with the away terrace having had its capacity cut to just 378.
- Steve Staunton became the first Liverpool player to score a hat trick after coming on as a sub. Steven Gerrard achieved the same feat against Napoli in 2010-11

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