Match details

Birmingham City 2 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 7 April 1973 at 15:00 Stadium: St Andrews
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 48,114
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Challis R
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Frederick Goodwin
   

Opposition lineup

Dave Latchford, Ray Martin, Gary Pendrey, Malcolm Page, Roger Hynd, John Roberts, Alan Campbell, Trevor Francis, Bob Latchford, Bob Hatton, Gordon Taylor

Opposition goals

Bob Latchford 44'
Bob Hatton 58'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.27
- Average age of the Birmingham City starting lineup: 25.54
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Birmingham City league position after match: 15
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Hughes appealed the sending off and was cleared by the Disciplinary Committee.

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 37 22 9 6 66 39 15 2 1 42 19 7 7 5 24 20 53
2 Arsenal 37 22 8 7 51 33 14 4 2 30 13 8 4 5 21 20 52
3 Leeds United 35 19 10 6 58 35 13 4 1 35 11 6 6 5 23 24 48
4 Ipswich Town 37 16 11 10 50 38 9 6 4 31 18 7 5 6 19 20 43
5 West Ham United 37 16 9 12 60 46 11 4 3 39 19 5 5 9 21 27 41
6 Newcastle United 37 15 11 11 55 44 11 5 3 33 18 4 6 8 22 26 41
7 Wolves 35 15 10 10 53 43 10 3 5 33 21 5 7 5 20 22 40
8 Tottenham Hotspur 36 14 10 12 48 39 8 3 6 26 18 6 7 6 22 21 38
9 Derby County 36 15 7 14 44 51 12 2 3 33 16 3 5 11 11 35 37
10 Southampton 37 10 16 11 37 42 7 9 2 20 13 3 7 9 17 29 36
11 Coventry City 37 13 9 15 38 43 9 5 5 26 20 4 4 10 12 23 35
12 Chelsea 37 10 14 13 44 48 6 6 6 25 21 4 8 7 19 27 34
13 Manchester City 37 12 10 15 48 55 10 4 4 29 16 2 6 11 19 39 34
14 Stoke City 38 12 9 17 54 51 9 7 2 32 15 3 2 15 22 36 33
15 Birmingham City 37 11 11 15 44 50 8 6 3 31 18 3 5 12 13 32 33
16 Everton 36 12 9 15 36 38 8 4 7 26 21 4 5 8 10 17 33
17 Sheffield United 37 12 9 16 41 51 9 4 6 22 15 3 5 10 19 36 33
18 Leicester City 37 9 14 14 37 43 7 8 4 22 16 2 6 10 15 27 32
19 Manchester United 36 10 11 15 38 55 8 6 4 21 17 2 5 11 17 38 31
20 Crystal Palace 36 8 11 17 36 46 7 6 6 24 19 1 5 11 12 27 27
21 West Bromwich Albion 37 8 10 19 31 54 7 7 4 20 20 1 3 15 11 34 26
22 Norwich City 37 8 10 19 32 57 5 9 5 19 18 3 1 14 13 39 26
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