Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur

Game date: Tuesday 12 March 1968 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: FA Cup 5th round replay Attendance: 53,658
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Howley K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: BIll Nicholson

Opposition lineup

Pat Jennings, Cyril Knowles, Tony Want, Alan Mullery, Mike England, Dave MacKay, Terry Venables, Jimmy Greaves, Martin Chivers, Alan Gilzean, Philip Beal

Opposition goals

Cliff Jones 88'

Opposition substitutions

Dave MacKay out for Cliff Jones 77'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.71
- Average age of the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup: 25.46
Tommy Smith's penalty was saved by Pat Jennings but at the time the kick was taken Spurs had 12 men on the field (they were on the point of making a substitution). The referee correctly ordered the kick to be re-taken and Smith made no mistake second time round.

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