Match details

Manchester United 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 14 December 1968 at 15:00 Stadium: Old Trafford
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 59,000
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Howley K
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Matt Busby
   

Opposition lineup

Alex Stepney, Tony Dunne, Francis Burns, Paddy Crerand, Steve James, Nobby Stiles, George Best, David Sadler, Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, Carlo Sartori

Opposition goals

Denis Law

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.72
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 25.03
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Manchester United league position after match: 13
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Match programme
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Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 24 16 4 4 43 14 11 1 0 26 6 5 3 4 17 8 36
2 Leeds United 22 13 7 2 32 18 8 3 0 18 4 5 4 2 14 14 33
3 Everton 23 13 6 4 50 22 10 1 1 30 5 3 5 3 20 17 32
4 Arsenal 22 12 7 3 27 13 6 4 1 16 6 6 3 2 11 7 31
5 West Ham United 23 9 9 5 43 27 7 4 1 33 12 2 5 4 10 15 27
6 Chelsea 23 9 8 6 39 26 5 6 1 21 12 4 2 5 18 14 26
7 Tottenham Hotspur 22 8 8 6 39 32 5 4 2 26 14 3 4 4 13 18 24
8 Sheffield Wednesday 22 8 8 6 29 26 6 3 2 21 13 2 5 4 8 13 24
9 West Bromwich Albion 23 9 6 8 35 41 7 4 1 24 12 2 2 7 11 29 24
10 Burnley 23 10 4 9 30 43 7 3 2 19 12 3 1 7 11 31 24
11 Newcastle United 23 7 8 8 32 33 5 5 2 19 14 2 3 6 13 19 22
12 Wolves 23 7 8 8 26 26 5 4 2 17 12 2 4 6 9 14 22
13 Manchester United 22 7 8 7 26 28 6 4 2 14 10 1 4 5 12 18 22
14 Southampton 24 7 7 10 29 36 5 3 3 18 16 2 4 7 11 20 21
15 Sunderland 23 7 7 9 27 40 7 2 2 19 10 0 5 7 8 30 21
16 Manchester City 23 6 8 9 38 31 5 5 1 28 11 1 3 8 10 20 20
17 Ipswich Town 23 7 5 11 33 36 4 2 5 19 18 3 3 6 14 18 19
18 Stoke City 23 6 6 11 21 32 6 2 3 10 10 0 4 8 11 22 18
19 Leicester City 23 4 7 12 21 44 4 4 3 16 14 0 3 9 5 30 15
20 Nottingham Forest 21 2 10 9 26 34 1 5 4 9 14 1 5 5 17 20 14
21 Coventry City 23 4 6 13 20 36 2 3 7 12 17 2 3 6 8 19 14
22 Queens Park Rangers 22 3 5 14 24 52 3 4 4 14 19 0 1 10 10 33 11
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