Match details

Liverpool 3 - 0 Manchester City

Game date: Saturday 26 February 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,074
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Williams H
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Malcolm Allison
   

Opposition lineup

Joe Corrigan, Tony Book, William Donachie, Mike Doyle, Tommy Booth, Alan Oakes, Mike Summerbee, Frederick Hill, Wyn Davies, Franny Lee, Tony Towers

Notes

- Larry Lloyd scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.1
- Average age of the Manchester City starting lineup: 27.01
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Manchester City league position after match: 1
- 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 Manchester City 30 16 9 5 59 34 11 3 1 37 11 5 6 4 22 23 41
2 Leeds United 29 16 7 6 44 22 11 4 0 32 8 5 3 6 12 14 39
3 Derby County 29 15 8 6 50 28 10 4 0 31 8 5 4 6 19 20 38
4 Arsenal 29 16 5 8 44 27 10 1 3 25 9 6 4 5 19 18 37
5 Liverpool 30 15 7 8 40 27 11 3 1 30 14 4 4 7 10 13 37
6 Wolves 30 13 10 7 50 42 9 7 0 32 16 4 3 7 18 26 36
7 Tottenham Hotspur 29 13 9 7 45 31 11 3 1 33 9 2 6 6 12 22 35
8 Manchester United 29 14 7 8 52 43 9 1 4 26 18 5 6 4 26 25 35
9 Chelsea 28 12 9 7 39 29 8 5 2 29 15 4 4 5 10 14 33
10 Sheffield United 29 13 7 9 48 44 7 6 2 32 20 6 1 7 16 24 33
11 Newcastle United 30 10 8 12 36 39 6 4 4 21 15 4 4 8 15 24 28
12 Stoke City 29 9 9 11 31 36 6 5 3 21 15 3 4 8 10 21 27
13 Ipswich Town 30 6 14 10 27 41 5 6 4 13 12 1 8 6 14 29 26
14 West Ham United 29 8 9 12 31 31 6 5 4 19 13 2 4 8 12 18 25
15 Leicester City 29 8 9 12 30 35 5 4 6 12 11 3 5 6 18 24 25
16 Everton 29 8 9 12 28 32 8 4 3 23 11 0 5 9 5 21 25
17 Coventry City 29 6 13 10 31 46 5 8 1 16 12 1 5 9 15 34 25
18 Southampton 29 9 4 16 40 59 6 3 5 25 22 3 1 11 15 37 22
19 West Bromwich Albion 29 8 6 15 27 41 4 3 7 14 19 4 3 8 13 22 22
20 Crystal Palace 29 6 8 15 28 48 3 5 6 19 22 3 3 9 9 26 20
21 Huddersfield Town 30 6 8 16 23 41 4 4 7 10 16 2 4 9 13 25 20
22 Nottingham Forest 30 4 7 19 33 60 3 3 9 17 23 1 4 10 16 37 15
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