Match details

Basel 3 - 3 Liverpool

Game date: Tuesday 12 November 2002 at 20:45 Stadium: Saint Jakob St.
Competition: Champions L. 1st Group Ph. Attendance: 35,000
Half - time score: 3 - 0 Referee: Colombo C ( France)
Manager: Gérard Houllier Opposition manager: Christian Gross

Opposition lineup

Pascal Zuberbühler, Marco Zwyssig, Antonio Esposito, Hakan Yakin, Christian Gimenez, Murat Yakin, Mario Cantaluppi, Bernt Haas, Ivan Ergic, Timothée Atouba, Julio Rossi

Opposition goals

Julio Rossi 2'
Christian Gimenez 22'
Timothée Atouba 29'

Opposition substitutions

Christian Gimenez out for Sébastien Barberis 66'
Julio Rossi out for Hervé Tum 76'
Hakan Yakin out for George Koumantarakis 90'


- Michael Owen missed a penalty on 85'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.72
- Average age of the Basel starting lineup: 26.92
- Owen's penalty was saved by the Basel goalkeeper but Owen followed up to score from the rebound.
- Gerrard said of his substitution in his autobiography in 2006: "Salif, I want you in central midfield where Steven was,' Gerard said. "Salif Diao? That made my subbing even more shaming. Even if I was playing on a four out of ten I could of done what Diao did!"

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