Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Leeds United

Game date: Saturday 9 December 1967 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 39,676
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Finney J
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Don Revie
   

Opposition lineup

Gary Sprake, Paul Reaney, Terry Cooper, Billy Bremner, Jack Charlton, Norman Hunter, Jimmy Greenhoff, Peter Lorimer, Paul Madeley, Rod Belfitt, Eddie Gray

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.39
- Average age of the Leeds United starting lineup: 23.43
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Leeds United league position after match: 4
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- "The one particular incident which stands out is a famous one, when the Leeds' goalkeeper Gary Sprake threw the ball into his own net, and the Kop started singing 'Careless Hands.' It was brilliant, very quick and clever" - Ian Callaghan.

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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 Manchester United 20 11 6 3 35 22 7 2 0 18 7 4 4 3 17 15 28
2 Manchester City 20 12 3 5 45 23 9 1 1 31 9 3 2 4 14 14 27
3 Liverpool 20 11 5 4 31 15 9 0 1 23 6 2 5 3 8 9 27
4 Leeds United 20 10 4 6 28 16 8 2 0 24 6 2 2 6 4 10 24
5 Tottenham Hotspur 20 9 5 6 32 33 5 5 0 19 8 4 0 6 13 25 23
6 Everton 20 9 4 7 27 19 7 1 2 18 9 2 3 5 9 10 22
7 Sheffield Wednesday 19 8 6 5 28 26 5 5 0 21 11 3 1 5 7 15 22
8 Newcastle United 20 8 6 6 31 32 8 2 0 24 8 0 4 6 7 24 22
9 Stoke City 20 8 5 7 28 28 6 2 2 15 10 2 3 5 13 18 21
10 Arsenal 19 8 4 7 32 26 6 3 0 19 7 2 1 7 13 19 20
11 Burnley 20 7 6 7 36 36 6 4 0 21 8 1 2 7 15 28 20
12 West Bromwich Albion 18 7 4 7 34 28 6 1 3 23 10 1 3 4 11 18 18
13 Nottingham Forest 19 7 4 8 28 22 5 2 2 18 8 2 2 6 10 14 18
14 Wolves 19 7 4 8 34 38 5 2 2 21 16 2 2 6 13 22 18
15 Southampton 19 7 2 10 34 40 5 2 2 18 15 2 0 8 16 25 16
16 Sunderland 19 6 4 9 24 32 5 2 3 13 13 1 2 6 11 19 16
17 Chelsea 19 4 8 7 26 43 2 6 2 17 18 2 2 5 9 25 16
18 Leicester City 19 4 7 8 28 33 2 4 4 14 16 2 3 4 14 17 15
19 West Ham United 19 5 4 10 33 35 2 1 6 16 18 3 3 4 17 17 14
20 Fulham 18 6 2 10 25 35 3 1 4 12 15 3 1 6 13 20 14
21 Sheffield United 19 4 5 10 19 36 4 2 4 9 13 0 3 6 10 23 13
22 Coventry City 20 2 8 10 23 43 2 3 5 14 22 0 5 5 9 21 12
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