Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Athletic Bilbao

Game date: Wednesday 2 October 1968 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: EFC 1st round 2nd leg Attendance: 49,567
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Tschenscher K ( Germany)
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Rafael Iriondo

Opposition lineup

José Ángel Iríbar, Iñaki Sáez, Jesús Arangurén, Koldo Aguirre, Luis Echeberría, Larrauri, Juan María Zorriqueta, José María Argoitia, Arieta, Fidel Uriarte, José Francisco Rojo

Opposition goals

José María Argoitia 32'

Opposition substitutions

Arieta out for Betzuén
Luis Echeberría out for Luis Zugazaga


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.88
- Average age of the Athletic Bilbao starting lineup: 26.04
- Liverpool lost on coin toss!

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