Match details

1st Division

Anfield | Sat 23 Sep 1972 at 15:00

Liverpool 5 - 0 Sheffield United

Opposition substitutions


  • - Tommy Smith missed a penalty on 53'
  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.47
  • - Average age of the Sheffield United starting lineup: 24.49
  • - Liverpool league position after match: 1
  • - Sheffield United league position after match: 10
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  • - Smith's kick went to United goalkeeper Tom McAllister's right but wide of the post. It was the second miss in successive matches by Smith, who had also failed from the spot against Carlisle in the League Cup earlier in the week.

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: John Harris
Referee: Johnson WB
Attendance: 42,940
Half-time score: 3 - 0
Game number: 3051
League game number: 2708
LFC played towards Kop: First half
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