Match details

Liverpool 1 - 0 Crystal Palace

Game date: Saturday 30 December 1972 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 50,862
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Hill GW
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Bert Head
   

Opposition lineup

Cliff Jackson, David Payne, Anthony Taylor, Iain Phillip, Bobby Bell, Mel Blyth, Alan Pinkney, Bill Roffey, Alan Whittle, Charles Cooke, Don Rogers

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 24.99
- Average age of the Crystal Palace starting lineup: 25.54
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Crystal Palace league position after match: 21
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool's 21st consecutive home league win, a record in top flight football.

Related files

Match programme
Anfield roar for Cormack!
Cormack pops up to make it 21 in a row
Press report from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Palace wall is cracked by Cormack!
The untouchables!

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 25 16 6 3 49 26 12 0 0 32 11 4 6 3 17 15 38
2 Arsenal 26 14 7 5 34 24 10 3 1 20 7 4 4 4 14 17 35
3 Leeds United 24 13 7 4 45 25 10 2 1 29 8 3 5 3 16 17 33
4 Ipswich Town 25 11 9 5 35 26 6 4 2 20 11 5 5 3 15 15 31
5 Newcastle United 24 11 5 8 40 32 8 2 2 23 12 3 3 6 17 20 27
6 Derby County 25 11 5 9 32 37 9 2 1 24 10 2 3 8 8 27 27
7 Tottenham Hotspur 24 10 6 8 33 28 6 2 3 16 11 4 4 5 17 17 26
8 Chelsea 25 8 10 7 34 31 5 5 2 20 12 3 5 5 14 19 26
9 Wolves 24 10 6 8 37 35 7 1 4 22 16 3 5 4 15 19 26
10 West Ham United 25 9 7 9 43 35 7 4 1 30 14 2 3 8 13 21 25
11 Manchester City 25 9 6 10 35 37 8 3 1 24 10 1 3 9 11 27 24
12 Coventry City 25 9 6 10 25 27 6 4 3 18 14 3 2 7 7 13 24
13 Southampton 25 7 10 8 25 27 6 5 1 16 9 1 5 7 9 18 24
14 Norwich City 25 8 7 10 25 37 5 7 1 15 10 3 0 9 10 27 23
15 Everton 24 8 6 10 26 25 5 3 5 18 15 3 3 5 8 10 22
16 Stoke City 25 6 8 11 38 38 5 6 1 24 12 1 2 10 14 26 20
17 Birmingham City 26 5 9 12 31 43 4 6 2 21 15 1 3 10 10 28 19
18 Leicester City 24 6 7 11 26 34 5 4 4 17 15 1 3 7 9 19 19
19 West Bromwich Albion 24 6 7 11 24 32 5 4 3 15 13 1 3 8 9 19 19
20 Sheffield United 24 7 5 12 23 38 5 3 5 12 13 2 2 7 11 25 19
21 Crystal Palace 24 5 8 11 25 32 5 3 4 17 12 0 5 7 8 20 18
22 Manchester United 24 5 7 12 22 38 4 4 4 12 12 1 3 8 10 26 17
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