Match details

Liverpool 4 - 2 Chelsea

Game date: Sunday 5 October 1997 at 16:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: Premier League Attendance: 36,647
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Elleray DR
Manager: Roy Evans Opposition manager: Ruud Gullit
   

Opposition lineup

Ed de Goey, Dan Petrescu, Graeme Le Saux, Frank Sinclair, Steve Clarke, Bernard Lambourde, Gustavo Poyet, Roberto Di Matteo, Gianfranco Zola, Mark Hughes, Dennis Wise

Opposition goals

Gianfranco Zola 22'
Gustavo Poyet 85' pen

Opposition substitutions

Gianfranco Zola out for Ruud Gullit 27'
Dan Petrescu out for Tore André Flo 60'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.07
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 29.92
- Liverpool league position after match: 6
- Chelsea league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Premier League

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Arsenal 10 6 4 0 27 10 4 1 0 15 1 2 3 0 12 9 22
2 Manchester United 10 6 3 1 14 4 4 1 0 10 3 2 2 1 4 1 21
3 Blackburn Rovers 10 5 4 1 20 9 2 2 1 12 7 3 2 0 8 2 19
4 Leicester City 9 5 3 1 13 6 2 3 0 8 4 3 0 1 5 2 18
5 Chelsea 9 5 1 3 24 14 2 0 1 7 5 3 1 2 17 9 16
6 Liverpool 9 4 3 2 16 10 3 0 1 10 5 1 3 1 6 5 15
7 Newcastle United 7 5 0 2 7 5 4 0 1 6 4 1 0 1 1 1 15
8 Leeds United 10 4 2 4 11 11 1 1 3 2 6 3 1 1 9 5 14
9 Aston Villa 10 4 1 5 11 15 2 1 1 5 7 2 0 4 6 8 13
10 West Ham United 10 4 1 5 12 17 3 0 1 7 4 1 1 4 5 13 13
11 Derby County 7 4 0 3 14 7 3 0 0 8 1 1 0 3 6 6 12
12 Coventry City 10 2 6 2 8 11 2 4 0 8 6 0 2 2 0 5 12
13 Crystal Palace 10 3 2 5 9 13 0 1 3 3 8 3 1 2 6 5 11
14 Tottenham Hotspur 10 2 4 4 6 11 2 2 1 4 4 0 2 3 2 7 10
15 Wimbledon 9 2 3 4 10 11 1 2 3 6 7 1 1 1 4 4 9
16 Sheffield Wednesday 10 2 3 5 14 23 2 1 2 7 9 0 2 3 7 14 9
17 Bolton Wanderers 9 1 5 3 8 12 0 3 1 1 2 1 2 2 7 10 8
18 Everton 9 2 2 5 11 16 2 1 2 9 9 0 1 3 2 7 8
19 Southampton 10 2 1 7 8 17 2 1 3 6 7 0 0 4 2 10 7
20 Barnsley 10 2 0 8 7 28 1 0 4 3 14 1 0 4 4 14 6
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