Match details

Manchester United 0 - 3 Liverpool

Game date: Monday 3 April 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Old Trafford
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 54,000
Half - time score: 0 - 0
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Frank O'Farrell
   

Opposition lineup

Alex Stepney, Tommy O'Neil, Tony Dunne, Martin Buchan, Steve James, Alan Gowling, Willie Morgan, George Best, Bobby Charlton, Denis Law, Ian Storey-Moore

Opposition substitutions

Denis Law out for Tony Young

Notes

- Phil Thompson makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.01
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 26.83
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- Manchester United league position after match: 6
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Clough and Revie not surprised by Liverpool's advance
Press reports from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Match programme
Match ticket

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 Derby County 37 21 9 7 61 31 14 4 1 39 10 7 5 6 22 21 51
2 Liverpool 37 21 8 8 57 28 15 3 1 43 15 6 5 7 14 13 50
3 Manchester City 36 20 10 6 67 38 14 3 2 43 14 6 7 4 24 24 50
4 Leeds United 36 20 9 7 63 27 15 4 0 49 9 5 5 7 14 18 49
5 Tottenham Hotspur 37 16 11 10 53 38 14 3 2 38 10 2 8 8 15 28 43
6 Manchester United 35 17 8 10 61 50 11 2 5 32 21 6 6 5 29 29 42
7 Arsenal 34 18 5 11 48 34 12 1 3 29 9 6 4 8 19 25 41
8 Wolves 35 15 11 9 57 48 9 7 1 32 17 6 4 8 25 31 41
9 Chelsea 34 15 10 9 47 34 10 6 2 34 16 5 4 7 13 18 40
10 Sheffield United 36 15 10 11 55 51 9 7 2 37 21 6 3 9 18 30 40
11 Newcastle United 36 13 9 14 41 45 8 5 4 25 15 5 4 10 16 30 35
12 West Ham United 37 11 11 15 44 44 9 6 4 30 17 2 5 11 14 27 33
13 Leicester City 36 11 11 14 35 41 7 5 6 15 11 4 6 8 20 30 33
14 Stoke City 33 10 11 12 37 42 6 7 3 24 18 4 4 9 13 24 31
15 Everton 37 8 15 14 33 42 8 7 4 27 16 0 8 10 6 26 31
16 Ipswich Town 37 8 15 14 33 49 6 7 6 17 18 2 8 8 16 31 31
17 West Bromwich Albion 35 10 8 17 33 47 5 5 7 17 21 5 3 10 16 26 28
18 Coventry City 35 6 14 15 34 58 5 9 3 19 18 1 5 12 15 40 26
19 Southampton 35 10 5 20 45 73 6 3 7 26 25 4 2 13 19 48 25
20 Crystal Palace 37 7 11 19 34 60 3 6 9 22 29 4 5 10 12 31 25
21 Huddersfield Town 36 6 12 18 25 48 4 7 7 11 17 2 5 11 14 31 24
22 Nottingham Forest 37 6 7 24 42 77 5 3 10 23 26 1 4 14 19 51 19
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