Match details

Leicester City 3 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 30 August 1972 at 19:30 Stadium: Filbert Street
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 28,694
Half - time score: 2 - 2 Referee: Reynolds THC
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: James Bloomfield
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Shilton, Steve Whitworth, Dennis Rofe, Graham Cross, Alan Woollett, Jon Sammels, John Farrington, Frank Worthington, Keith Weller, Mike Stringfellow, Len Glover

Opposition goals

Keith Weller 25'
Keith Weller 31'
Keith Weller 50'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.42
- Average age of the Leicester City starting lineup: 25.49
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Leicester City league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool lead 2-0, but Keith Wellers' hat-trick seals Leicester's win.

Related files

Match programme
Hat-trick Weller wipes smile off Liverpool's face!
Well, Well, Weller!

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