Match details

Liverpool 0 - 2 Arsenal

Game date: Saturday 10 February 1973 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 49,898
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Hunting J
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Bertie Mee
   

Opposition lineup

Bob Wilson, Pat Rice, Bob McNab, Peter Storey, Jeffrey Blockley, Peter Simpson, George Armstrong, Alan Ball, John Radford, Ray Kennedy, Eddie Kelly

Opposition goals

Alan Ball 63' pen
John Radford 70'

Opposition substitutions

John Radford out for Charlie George 84'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.7
- Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 26.31
- Liverpool league position after match: 2
- Arsenal league position after match: 1
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool had a one point lead at the top on Arsenal prior to this crucial game.

Related files

Press reports from Adrian Killen's scrapbook
Match programme

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 30 17 8 5 42 27 11 4 1 25 10 6 4 4 17 17 42
2 Liverpool 29 17 7 5 52 31 12 1 1 33 14 5 6 4 19 17 41
3 Leeds United 28 16 7 5 50 29 12 2 1 32 9 4 5 4 18 20 39
4 Ipswich Town 28 13 10 5 39 28 7 5 2 23 13 6 5 3 16 15 36
5 Newcastle United 29 12 8 9 47 38 9 4 2 28 15 3 4 7 19 23 32
6 Derby County 29 13 6 10 36 40 11 2 1 27 10 2 4 9 9 30 32
7 West Ham United 29 11 8 10 49 39 8 4 2 33 16 3 4 8 16 23 30
8 Manchester City 28 11 7 10 40 40 9 3 1 25 10 2 4 9 15 30 29
9 Southampton 29 8 13 8 29 30 6 7 1 17 10 2 6 7 12 20 29
10 Chelsea 28 9 10 9 39 37 6 5 3 24 15 3 5 6 15 22 28
11 Wolves 27 11 6 10 40 39 8 1 5 24 18 3 5 5 16 21 28
12 Coventry City 28 10 8 10 30 31 7 5 3 22 17 3 3 7 8 14 28
13 Tottenham Hotspur 28 10 7 11 36 34 6 2 5 18 15 4 5 6 18 19 27
14 Everton 28 9 8 11 28 26 6 3 6 20 16 3 5 5 8 10 26
15 Leicester City 29 8 9 12 34 40 6 5 4 20 16 2 4 8 14 24 25
16 Sheffield United 28 9 6 13 31 43 7 3 5 17 13 2 3 8 14 30 24
17 Norwich City 29 8 7 14 26 43 5 7 3 16 13 3 0 11 10 30 23
18 Manchester United 29 6 10 13 28 45 5 6 4 16 15 1 4 9 12 30 22
19 Crystal Palace 27 6 9 12 29 34 5 4 4 17 12 1 5 8 12 22 21
20 Birmingham City 28 6 9 13 33 44 5 6 2 23 15 1 3 11 10 29 21
21 Stoke City 27 6 8 13 38 41 5 6 1 24 12 1 2 12 14 29 20
22 West Bromwich Albion 27 6 7 14 24 41 5 4 4 15 17 1 3 10 9 24 19
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