Match details

Liverpool 3 - 2 Leicester City

Game date: Saturday 28 August 1971 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,970
Half - time score: 2 - 2 Referee: Williams H
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: James Bloomfield
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Shilton, Steve Whitworth, David Nish, Bobby Kellard, John Sjoberg, Graham Cross, John Farrington, Ally Brown, Rodney Fern, Jon Sammels, Len Glover

Opposition goals

Rodney Fern 24'
John Farrington 36'

Opposition substitutions

John Sjoberg out for Malcolm Manley

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.78
- Average age of the Leicester City starting lineup: 24.79
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Leicester City league position after match: 17
- 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 Sheffield United 5 4 1 0 8 1 2 1 0 6 1 2 0 0 2 0 9
2 Manchester United 5 3 2 0 12 7 2 0 0 6 2 1 2 0 6 5 8
3 Liverpool 5 4 0 1 12 8 3 0 0 9 5 1 0 1 3 3 8
4 Derby County 5 2 3 0 10 6 1 2 0 6 4 1 1 0 4 2 7
5 Stoke City 5 3 1 1 9 6 2 0 0 6 2 1 1 1 3 4 7
6 West Bromwich Albion 5 2 2 1 5 4 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 1 2 3 6
7 Southampton 5 2 2 1 9 8 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 1 6 7 6
8 Leeds United 5 2 2 1 4 4 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 3 3 6
9 Manchester City 5 2 1 2 11 5 2 0 1 8 1 0 1 1 3 4 5
10 Wolves 5 1 3 1 7 7 1 2 0 5 4 0 1 1 2 3 5
11 Ipswich Town 5 1 3 1 3 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 5
12 Tottenham Hotspur 5 1 3 1 7 8 1 1 0 4 1 0 2 1 3 7 5
13 Coventry City 5 1 3 1 6 7 1 2 0 4 3 0 1 1 2 4 5
14 Arsenal 5 2 0 3 5 5 1 0 2 3 2 1 0 1 2 3 4
15 Newcastle United 5 1 2 2 3 5 1 1 0 3 2 0 1 2 0 3 4
16 Nottingham Forest 5 1 1 3 6 9 1 0 1 3 3 0 1 2 3 6 3
17 Leicester City 5 1 1 3 7 11 1 0 1 2 3 0 1 2 5 8 3
18 Chelsea 5 1 1 3 6 11 0 1 1 4 5 1 0 2 2 6 3
19 Everton 5 1 1 3 2 4 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 3 3
20 Crystal Palace 5 1 1 3 4 9 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 2 1 7 3
21 West Ham United 5 1 1 3 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 3
22 Huddersfield Town 5 0 2 3 4 9 0 1 2 3 5 0 1 1 1 4 2
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