Match details

Chelsea 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 18 January 1969 at 15:00 Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 51,872
Half - time score: 0 - 0
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Dave Sexton
   

Opposition lineup

Tommy Hughes, John Hollins, Eddie McCreadie, Peter Osgood, Dave Webb, Ron Harris, Charles Cooke, Bobby Tambling, Alan Birchenall, John Boyle, Peter Houseman

Opposition goals

Bobby Tambling

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.81
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 23.98
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Chelsea league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Roger Hunt equals Gordon Hodgson's league scoring record for Liverpool. The belief at the time was that he had broken it, but there had been a mistake in the accumulation of Roger Hunt's scoring total.

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Match programme

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 28 19 5 4 48 16 13 2 0 29 7 6 3 4 19 9 43
2 Leeds United 26 16 8 2 42 21 11 3 0 28 7 5 5 2 14 14 40
3 Everton 27 15 8 4 58 26 10 2 1 32 7 5 6 3 26 19 38
4 Arsenal 26 15 7 4 35 15 9 4 1 23 6 6 3 3 12 9 37
5 Chelsea 27 11 8 8 48 34 5 6 2 22 14 6 2 6 26 20 30
6 West Ham United 26 9 11 6 47 32 7 4 1 33 12 2 7 5 14 20 29
7 Sheffield Wednesday 27 9 11 7 33 29 6 5 2 22 14 3 6 5 11 15 29
8 Southampton 29 10 9 10 36 39 7 4 3 23 18 3 5 7 13 21 29
9 Burnley 28 11 6 11 36 55 8 4 2 23 15 3 2 9 13 40 28
10 Tottenham Hotspur 25 8 10 7 40 34 5 5 2 26 14 3 5 5 14 20 26
11 West Bromwich Albion 27 10 6 11 40 46 7 4 2 25 14 3 2 9 15 32 26
12 Manchester City 27 8 9 10 48 38 7 5 2 37 17 1 4 8 11 21 25
13 Newcastle United 27 8 9 10 37 39 6 5 2 21 15 2 4 8 16 24 25
14 Wolves 25 8 8 9 27 29 6 4 3 18 15 2 4 6 9 14 24
15 Manchester United 26 8 8 10 31 36 7 4 2 18 11 1 4 8 13 25 24
16 Sunderland 27 8 8 11 31 48 8 3 3 22 14 0 5 8 9 34 24
17 Ipswich Town 27 8 6 13 40 44 5 2 7 24 24 3 4 6 16 20 22
18 Stoke City 26 7 8 11 25 34 7 4 3 14 12 0 4 8 11 22 22
19 Leicester City 27 5 8 14 25 51 5 4 4 19 19 0 4 10 6 32 18
20 Nottingham Forest 25 3 11 11 30 40 1 6 4 9 14 2 5 7 21 26 17
21 Coventry City 25 4 6 15 22 41 2 3 7 12 17 2 3 8 10 24 14
22 Queens Park Rangers 26 3 8 15 28 60 3 6 5 16 25 0 2 10 12 35 14
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