Match details

Liverpool 4 - 0 Leicester City

Game date: Saturday 21 September 1968 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 48,375
Half - time score: 4 - 0 Referee: James V
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Matthew Gillies
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Shilton, Alan Woollett, Willie Bell, Bobby Mackay, Malcolm Manley, Graham Cross, Len Glover, David Nish, Rodney Fern, David Gibson, Mike Stringfellow

Notes

- Alun Evans makes his LFC debut
- Alun Evans scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.85
- Average age of the Leicester City starting lineup: 23.34
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Leicester City league position after match: 21
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 Leeds United 9 7 2 0 19 7 5 1 0 12 3 2 1 0 7 4 16
2 Arsenal 10 7 2 1 17 8 4 1 0 11 3 3 1 1 6 5 16
3 Liverpool 10 6 2 2 17 7 5 0 0 14 3 1 2 2 3 4 14
4 Chelsea 10 5 4 1 20 9 2 4 0 9 6 3 0 1 11 3 14
5 West Ham United 10 5 4 1 20 10 3 1 1 13 6 2 3 0 7 4 14
6 Sheffield Wednesday 10 5 3 2 14 11 4 1 0 12 6 1 2 2 2 5 13
7 Everton 10 4 4 2 16 9 3 1 1 8 3 1 3 1 8 6 12
8 Tottenham Hotspur 10 4 3 3 21 14 2 1 2 12 6 2 2 1 9 8 11
9 Manchester United 10 4 2 4 15 17 4 1 1 10 8 0 1 3 5 9 10
10 Sunderland 10 3 4 3 13 15 3 1 1 7 5 0 3 2 6 10 10
11 West Bromwich Albion 10 3 3 4 15 22 2 2 1 8 8 1 1 3 7 14 9
12 Ipswich Town 10 3 2 5 14 16 2 0 3 7 7 1 2 2 7 9 8
13 Wolves 10 2 4 4 10 11 2 3 0 6 3 0 1 4 4 8 8
14 Southampton 10 3 2 5 13 16 3 1 2 10 8 0 1 3 3 8 8
15 Manchester City 10 2 4 4 12 15 1 3 0 5 4 1 1 4 7 11 8
16 Stoke City 10 3 2 5 7 12 3 1 1 5 4 0 1 4 2 8 8
17 Burnley 10 3 2 5 10 23 3 1 0 6 2 0 1 5 4 21 8
18 Nottingham Forest 9 1 5 3 11 11 0 3 0 2 2 1 2 3 9 9 7
19 Coventry City 10 2 3 5 11 15 2 1 3 10 10 0 2 2 1 5 7
20 Newcastle United 10 1 5 4 11 15 1 3 1 7 7 0 2 3 4 8 7
21 Leicester City 10 2 2 6 9 17 2 1 1 8 5 0 1 5 1 12 6
22 Queens Park Rangers 10 0 4 6 8 23 0 3 1 4 8 0 1 5 4 15 4
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