Match details

League Cup 2nd round 2L

Anfield | Wed 4 Oct 1989 at 19:30

Wigan Athletic 0 - 3 Liverpool

Goals (Assists in brackets)


Opposition substitutions


  • - 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

Other details

Manager: Kenny Dalglish
Opposition manager: Bryan Hamilton
Referee: Wright PL
Attendance: 17,954
Half-time score: 0 - 0
Game number: 4064
League Cup game number: 126
Look at the 1st leg: Tue 19 Sep 1989 (H)
Aggregate score: 8 - 2 vs Wigan Athletic

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Match programme
Match programme
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Stand-in Staunton grabs treble!
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Steve Nicol on the cover of Shoot!