Match details

League Cup 5th round

Anfield | Mon 4 Dec 1972 at 19:30

Liverpool 1 - 1 Tottenham Hotspur

Goals (Assists in brackets)

Opposition goals


  • - Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.29
  • - Average age of the Tottenham Hotspur starting lineup: 26.83
  • - Shankly said after the match: "Frankly I wouldn't have minded if we'd lost for the sake of the players. The more games they play, the more likely they are to get injured."

Other details

Manager: Bill Shankly
Opposition manager: BIll Nicholson
Referee: Taylor JK
Attendance: 48,677
Half-time score: 0 - 0
Game number: 3070
League Cup game number: 23
LFC played towards Kop: Second half

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