Match details

Liverpool 2 - 2 Manchester United

Game date: Saturday 25 September 1971 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 55,634
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Sinclair MV
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Frank O'Farrell
   

Opposition lineup

Alex Stepney, Tommy O'Neil, Francis Burns, Alan Gowling, Steve James, David Sadler, Willie Morgan, Brian Kidd, Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, George Best

Opposition goals

Denis Law 53'
Bobby Charlton 72'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.72
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 25.54
- Liverpool league position after match: 7
- Manchester United league position after match: 2
- 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 10 8 2 0 18 6 4 2 0 12 4 4 0 0 6 2 18
2 Manchester United 10 6 3 1 22 13 4 0 0 11 4 2 3 1 11 9 15
3 Derby County 10 4 6 0 17 7 2 3 0 10 4 2 3 0 7 3 14
4 Manchester City 10 5 3 2 19 8 5 0 1 14 2 0 3 1 5 6 13
5 Leeds United 10 5 2 3 13 9 3 2 0 9 2 2 0 3 4 7 12
6 Wolves 10 4 4 2 14 12 3 3 0 11 7 1 1 2 3 5 12
7 Liverpool 10 5 1 4 15 14 4 1 0 12 7 1 0 4 3 7 11
8 Arsenal 9 5 0 4 12 7 3 0 2 8 2 2 0 2 4 5 10
9 Tottenham Hotspur 9 3 4 2 14 11 3 1 0 9 1 0 3 2 5 10 10
10 West Ham United 10 4 2 4 13 12 4 1 1 9 3 0 1 3 4 9 10
11 Southampton 10 4 2 4 14 15 2 1 1 7 4 2 1 3 7 11 10
12 Stoke City 10 4 2 4 11 13 3 0 1 7 3 1 2 3 4 10 10
13 Ipswich Town 10 2 5 3 6 7 1 3 2 4 5 1 2 1 2 2 9
14 Coventry City 10 2 5 3 12 18 2 3 0 6 4 0 2 3 6 14 9
15 Everton 10 3 2 5 7 10 3 0 2 5 4 0 2 3 2 6 8
16 Huddersfield Town 10 3 2 5 10 15 2 1 2 6 6 1 1 3 4 9 8
17 Newcastle United 10 2 4 4 9 14 2 2 0 7 4 0 2 4 2 10 8
18 Chelsea 10 2 3 5 12 18 1 3 1 9 9 1 0 4 3 9 7
19 West Bromwich Albion 10 2 3 5 6 9 1 1 2 4 4 1 2 3 2 5 7
20 Nottingham Forest 10 1 4 5 13 19 1 2 2 7 8 0 2 3 6 11 6
21 Leicester City 10 2 2 6 9 17 1 1 3 2 5 1 1 3 7 12 6
22 Crystal Palace 10 2 1 7 7 19 2 1 2 6 6 0 0 5 1 13 5
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