Match details

Chelsea 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 23 August 1972 at 19:45 Stadium: Stamford Bridge
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 35,375
Half - time score: 1 - 2 Referee: Burtenshaw N
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Dave Sexton
   

Opposition lineup

John Phillips, Ron Harris, Eddie McCreadie, John Hollins, Micky Droy, Dave Webb, Chris Garland, Steve Kember, Peter Osgood, Alan Hudson, Charles Cooke

Opposition goals

Chris Garland 39'

Opposition substitutions

Micky Droy out for Peter Houseman 67'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.4
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 25.33
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Chelsea league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Miscellaneous press clippings
Match programme
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
On top of the world - that's Shankly!
A happy 400th for Anfield Iron Man
Another injury hits unlucky Jack
The Red fury roars to the top

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 Liverpool 4 3 1 0 7 2 2 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 3 2 7
2 Arsenal 4 3 1 0 9 3 2 0 0 7 2 1 1 0 2 1 7
3 Everton 4 2 2 0 5 2 1 1 0 3 1 1 1 0 2 1 6
4 Tottenham Hotspur 4 3 0 1 7 4 2 0 0 4 1 1 0 1 3 3 6
5 Chelsea 4 2 1 1 8 4 1 0 1 5 2 1 1 0 3 2 5
6 Southampton 4 1 3 0 3 2 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 5
7 Ipswich Town 4 2 1 1 8 6 1 0 1 3 2 1 1 0 5 4 5
8 West Ham United 4 2 1 1 6 5 2 0 0 6 2 0 1 1 0 3 5
9 Newcastle United 4 2 1 1 7 6 1 1 0 3 2 1 0 1 4 4 5
10 Leeds United 4 2 1 1 7 7 1 1 0 5 3 1 0 1 2 4 5
11 Wolves 4 2 0 2 9 9 2 0 0 6 2 0 0 2 3 7 4
12 Derby County 4 1 2 1 3 3 1 0 1 2 2 0 2 0 1 1 4
13 Norwich City 4 1 2 1 3 5 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 4 4
14 Stoke City 4 1 1 2 4 5 1 1 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 3 3
15 Sheffield United 4 1 1 2 5 7 0 0 2 1 4 1 1 0 4 3 3
16 Crystal Palace 4 0 3 1 2 4 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 3 3
17 Manchester City 4 1 0 3 3 4 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 3 2
18 Coventry City 4 0 2 2 3 5 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 2 1 3 2
19 Birmingham City 4 1 0 3 4 8 1 0 1 4 4 0 0 2 0 4 2
20 Leicester City 4 0 2 2 4 8 0 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 3 6 2
21 West Bromwich Albion 4 0 2 2 1 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 2
22 Manchester United 4 0 1 3 2 7 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 2 0 4 1
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