Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Leeds United

Game date: Monday 23 April 1973 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 55,738
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Hill GW
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Don Revie
   

Opposition lineup

David Harvey, Paul Reaney, Trevor Cherry, Billy Bremner, Roy Ellam, Norman Hunter, Peter Lorimer, Allan Clarke, Joe Jordan, Terry Yorath, Paul Madeley

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 25.78
- Average age of the Leeds United starting lineup: 26.83
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Leeds United league position after match: 3
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Liverpool virtually win the Championship by beating Leeds. Bill Shankly said: "I think we can call ourselves champions now. I'm delighted for the players, for the club, and especially for the fans, who have again proved themselves the greatest in the world."

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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 Liverpool 41 25 9 7 72 42 17 2 1 45 19 8 7 6 27 23 59
2 Arsenal 40 22 11 7 54 36 14 5 2 31 14 8 6 5 23 22 55
3 Leeds United 39 20 11 8 63 39 14 4 2 39 12 6 7 6 24 27 51
4 West Ham United 41 17 12 12 66 51 12 5 3 44 23 5 7 9 22 28 46
5 Ipswich Town 39 17 12 10 53 40 10 6 4 33 19 7 6 6 20 21 46
6 Wolves 38 17 10 11 61 47 12 3 5 40 23 5 7 6 21 24 44
7 Newcastle United 40 16 12 12 58 48 12 5 3 35 19 4 7 9 23 29 44
8 Tottenham Hotspur 39 15 12 12 51 41 9 4 6 28 19 6 8 6 23 22 42
9 Derby County 39 16 8 15 47 53 12 3 3 34 17 4 5 12 13 36 40
10 Manchester City 40 14 11 15 53 56 12 4 4 34 17 2 7 11 19 39 39
11 Birmingham City 40 13 12 15 48 51 9 7 3 34 19 4 5 12 14 32 38
12 Chelsea 41 12 14 15 48 51 8 6 6 29 22 4 8 9 19 29 38
13 Southampton 41 10 18 13 44 51 7 11 2 23 16 3 7 11 21 35 38
14 Sheffield United 40 14 9 17 47 56 10 4 6 25 16 4 5 11 22 40 37
15 Manchester United 41 12 13 16 44 59 9 7 5 24 19 3 6 11 20 40 37
16 Everton 40 13 10 17 40 46 9 5 7 27 21 4 5 10 13 25 36
17 Leicester City 40 10 15 15 39 45 7 8 5 22 17 3 7 10 17 28 35
18 Coventry City 41 13 9 19 40 52 9 5 7 27 24 4 4 12 13 28 35
19 Stoke City 40 12 10 18 57 56 9 8 2 34 17 3 2 16 23 39 34
20 Norwich City 40 10 10 20 34 60 6 9 5 20 18 4 1 15 14 42 30
21 Crystal Palace 40 8 12 20 37 54 7 7 7 25 21 1 5 13 12 33 28
22 West Bromwich Albion 40 9 10 21 35 57 8 7 5 24 22 1 3 16 11 35 28
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