Match details

Liverpool 3 - 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach

Game date: Thursday 10 May 1973 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: UEFA Cup Final 1st leg Attendance: 41,169
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Linemayr E ( Austria)
Manager: Bill Shankly Opposition manager: Johannes Weisweiler

Opposition lineup

Wolfgang Kleff, G√ľnter Netzer, Berti Vogts, Rainer Bonhof, Heinz Michallik, Dietmar Danner, Herbert Wimmer, Christian Kulik, Henning Jensen, Bernd Rupp, Jupp Heynckes

Opposition substitutions

Bernd Rupp out for Allan Simonsen 82'


- Kevin Keegan missed a penalty
- Ray Clemence saved a penalty from Jupp Heynckes
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.15
- Average age of the Borussia Moenchengladbach starting lineup: 25.7
- Ray Clemence: 'I watched Heynckes take a penalty in the semi-final on television and decided to dive the same way. The save was a reward for my homework."
- Shankly: "It was an international-class game. Really tremendous. I am not making predictions about the second-leg, but we have a distinct advantage because we did not give away a goal."

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