Match details

Manchester United 2 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 11 November 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Old Trafford
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 53,944
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Castle WS
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Frank O'Farrell
   

Opposition lineup

Alex Stepney, Tommy O'Neil, Tony Dunne, Willie Morgan, David Sadler, Martin Buchan, George Best, Ted MacDougall, Bobby Charlton, Wyn Davies, Ian Storey-Moore

Opposition goals

Wyn Davies 44'
Ted MacDougall 53'

Opposition substitutions

Tony Dunne out for Sammy McIlroy 69'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.65
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 27.81
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Manchester United league position after match: 20
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- 75 people were arrested at Old Trafford when fans invaded the pitch before the game.

Related files

Match programme
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One bogey that Reds can do without
Sir Alf's call thrills Kevin

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 17 10 4 3 32 18 8 0 0 22 6 2 4 3 10 12 24
2 Leeds United 17 9 5 3 32 20 6 2 1 20 8 3 3 2 12 12 23
3 Arsenal 18 9 5 4 24 15 6 3 1 13 5 3 2 3 11 10 23
4 Chelsea 17 7 6 4 27 20 4 2 2 15 9 3 4 2 12 11 20
5 Tottenham Hotspur 17 8 4 5 24 18 5 2 1 12 7 3 2 4 12 11 20
6 Newcastle United 17 9 2 6 30 24 6 1 2 17 10 3 1 4 13 14 20
7 Ipswich Town 17 6 7 4 23 20 3 3 2 12 9 3 4 2 11 11 19
8 Norwich City 17 7 5 5 18 21 4 5 0 11 6 3 0 5 7 15 19
9 West Ham United 17 7 4 6 33 24 6 2 0 23 7 1 2 6 10 17 18
10 Everton 17 7 4 6 20 17 4 2 3 13 10 3 2 3 7 7 18
11 Wolves 17 6 5 6 29 30 5 1 2 18 13 1 4 4 11 17 17
12 Southampton 17 5 7 5 17 17 4 3 1 10 6 1 4 4 7 11 17
13 Coventry City 17 6 5 6 17 18 3 3 3 11 13 3 2 3 6 5 17
14 Manchester City 17 7 2 8 25 27 6 1 1 17 7 1 1 7 8 20 16
15 Sheffield United 17 6 4 7 18 23 4 2 3 8 7 2 2 4 10 16 16
16 Derby County 17 6 3 8 16 28 6 1 1 13 8 0 2 7 3 20 15
17 Stoke City 17 4 5 8 26 29 4 4 0 18 9 0 1 8 8 20 13
18 West Bromwich Albion 17 4 5 8 17 23 3 3 3 10 11 1 2 5 7 12 13
19 Leicester City 17 3 6 8 18 25 2 4 3 10 11 1 2 5 8 14 12
20 Manchester United 17 3 6 8 16 23 3 3 3 9 8 0 3 5 7 15 12
21 Birmingham City 18 3 6 9 18 28 3 4 1 14 10 0 2 8 4 18 12
22 Crystal Palace 17 3 6 8 13 25 3 2 4 7 10 0 4 4 6 15 12
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