Match details

Chelsea 2 - 5 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 16 December 1989 at 15:00 Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 31,005
Half - time score: 1 - 3 Referee: Courtney G
Manager: Kenny Dalglish Opposition manager: Robert Campbell
   

Opposition lineup

Dave Beasant, Steve Clarke, Clive Wilson, Tony Dorigo, John Bumstead, Graham Roberts, Ken Monkou, Gordon Durie, Kerry Dixon, David Lee, Alan Dickens

Opposition goals

Gordon Durie 10'
Kerry Dixon 89'

Notes

- Jan Mølby missed a penalty on 47'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.57
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 26.67
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- Chelsea league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Molby's penalty was saved by Dave Beasant

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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 Arsenal 18 11 3 4 32 19 8 2 0 24 6 3 1 4 8 13 36
2 Liverpool 18 10 4 4 39 20 4 2 1 16 4 6 2 3 23 16 34
3 Aston Villa 18 9 4 5 28 19 6 2 1 20 10 3 2 4 8 9 31
4 Norwich City 18 8 7 3 25 18 4 6 0 15 9 4 1 3 10 9 31
5 Tottenham Hotspur 18 8 4 6 26 24 5 0 3 14 12 3 4 3 12 12 28
6 Southampton 17 7 6 4 35 28 4 3 1 19 12 3 3 3 16 16 27
7 Chelsea 18 7 6 5 28 26 3 5 2 19 16 4 1 3 9 10 27
8 Coventry City 18 8 2 8 15 23 6 0 3 10 9 2 2 5 5 14 26
9 Derby County 18 7 4 7 22 15 5 1 3 16 7 2 3 4 6 8 25
10 Everton 17 7 3 7 24 24 6 1 2 17 9 1 2 5 7 15 24
11 Nottingham Forest 17 6 4 7 21 17 3 2 3 9 8 3 2 4 12 9 22
12 Crystal Palace 18 6 4 8 22 37 4 2 3 13 13 2 2 5 9 24 22
13 Manchester United 17 6 3 8 24 24 4 2 3 13 8 2 1 5 11 16 21
14 Queens Park Rangers 18 5 6 7 21 23 3 2 3 10 10 2 4 4 11 13 21
15 Millwall 18 5 6 7 26 30 4 3 3 16 11 1 3 4 10 19 21
16 Wimbledon 18 4 8 6 19 22 1 3 4 6 11 3 5 2 13 11 20
17 Sheffield Wednesday 19 5 5 9 14 27 4 4 2 12 7 1 1 7 2 20 20
18 Luton Town 18 4 7 7 20 24 4 3 2 10 6 0 4 5 10 18 19
19 Charlton Athletic 18 3 7 8 14 21 2 4 3 10 9 1 3 5 4 12 16
20 Manchester City 17 4 3 10 20 34 4 1 4 15 14 0 2 6 5 20 15
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