Match details

Premier League

Anfield | Sat 23 Aug 2008 at 15:00

Liverpool 2 - 1 Middlesbrough

Opposition goals

Opposition substitutions


  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.97
  • - Average age of the Middlesbrough starting lineup: 24.78
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Middlesbrough league position after match: 10
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  • - Torres, who had scored in eight successive home league games, equalling Roger Hunt’s 45-year-old record, failed to get on the scoresheet and take the record.

    - The Premier League's "Dubious Goals Panel" decided that the deflection of Carragher's shot was sufficient for the goal to be shown as an own-goal by Middlesbrough defender Pogatetz. However Liverpool Football Club's stance is that Carragher's goal remains with the Liverpool player.

Other details

Manager: Rafa Benítez
Opposition manager: Gareth Southgate
Referee: Riley MA
Attendance: 43,168
Half-time score: 0 - 0
Game number: 5098
League game number: 4146
LFC played towards Kop: Second half

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