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Game #3617

Aston Villa

Lost

1st (-)

Saturday, 22 November 1980

Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟥

Division One

Liverpool

Anfield

Attendance: 48,114

Liverpool

2-1

Aston Villa

Assist(s) | Ken McNaught | 78' |

MATCH SUMMARY

A typical Anfield refereeing performance gifts lucky Liverpool the points in injury time as Villa's lead at the top of the table is cut to two points in the most predictable way possible.

KEY MAN

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MATCH TIMELINE

Saturday, 22 November 1980

🟨 | 35' Booking, Peter Withe, Foul
🕒 | HT Liverpool 0-0 Aston Villa
🟨 | 51' Booking, Allan Evans, Foul
🥅 | 66’ Goal, 0-1, (Liverpool), Kenny Dalglish
⚽ | 78’ Goal, 1-1, Allan Evans, Assist by Ken McNaught
🥅 | 90’+1 Goal, 1-2, (Liverpool), Kenny Dalglish
🕒 | FT Liverpool 2-1 Aston Villa

ON THIS DAY

Ron Saunders' Villa lose for the first time in thirteen in the League to make it twelve wins, four draws and three defeats in nineteen League matches this season. As a result of their defeat to reigning champions Liverpool, Villa remain clear at the top of the Division One table but now are just two points ahead of Ipswich.

Aston Villa

European Cup / Champions League: ❌
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: 🏆🏆🏆
Last Trophy: 1976-77

Liverpool

European Cup / Champions League: 🏆🏆
UEFA Cup / Europa League: 🏆🏆
League Champions: 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆 🏆🏆
FA Cup Winners: 🏆🏆
League Cup Winners: ❌
Last Trophy: 1979-80

FIXTURE HISTORY

Liverpool

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Season | 1980-81 |
Matchday | #22 |
League Match | #19 |
Manager Game | #335 |
Saturday, 22 November 1980

MATCH SUMMARY

Manager: Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Birkenhead, 1974-1982
Referee: Peter Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lincoln, 1974-1982 🆘
Kick off: 3.00pm
HT Score: 🟨 0-0
FT Result: 🟥 Lost
FT Score: 🟥 1-2
Last 5: 🟩 🟨 🟩 🟨 🟥

MANAGERIAL RECORD

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

GAMES | WINS | DRAWS | LOSSES | POINTS PER GAME

🕒 335 | 🟩 | 151 🟨 | 93 🟥 91 | 1.63

Villa Career Form:

Top 6

MATCH OFFICIALS

Referee: Peter Richardson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | Lincoln, 1974-1982 🆘
Matches Officiated: 3
🟩 : 1
🟨 : 0
🟥 : 2
🆘 : 1
🆘 Only had eyes for penalising Villa's play, including a ban inducing booking for Withe, before allowing play to continue after the allotted 90 to leave Dalglish free to score an undeserved winner.
Previous 5: 🟥 🟩
Last Match: 🟩 12 January 1980, Villa 2-1 Everton, Villa Park.
Cards: 🟨 🟨

ALL THE MATCHES REFEREED BY:

CARDS

Villa

🟨 🟨

Liverpool

None

TEAM NEWS

Ron Saunders names the same line up for a fourth successive match.

TEAM STATS

Starting XI Average Age
| 25.92 |

Oldest Player |
GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 32.81 |

Youngest Player |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 19.02 |

MANAGER

Ron Saunders | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Aston Villa

GK Jimmy Rimmer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Kenny Swain | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
RB Gary Williams | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Allan Evans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🟨 | ⚽ |
CB Ken McNaught | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | 🔥 |
M Des Bremner | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
M Gordon Cowans | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Dennis Mortimer | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
W Tony Morley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
F Gary Shaw | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Peter Withe | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 | 🟨 |

MANAGER

Bob Paisley | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

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Liverpool

GK Ray Clemence | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Colin Irwin | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CB Avi Cohen | 🇮🇱 |
CB Alan Hansen | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
RB Phil Neal | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Sammy Lee | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Graeme Souness | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 |
W Ray Kennedy | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
M Terry McDermott | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |
CF Kenny Dalglish | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 | ⚽ | ⚽ |
CF David Johnson | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

SUBSTITUTES

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No Substitutions Made

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Gary Shelton | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

UNUSED SUBSTITUTES

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M Jimmy Case | 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 |

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 12/12

SQUAD STATS

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1st XI:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 10/11

Squad:
Home Nation 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 🇬🇧 : 11/12

MATCHDAY SQUAD

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MATCHDAY SQUAD

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UNAVAILABLE

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Not recorded

UNAVAILABLE

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Not Recorded

Player Positions:

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GK : Goalkeeper
CB, D, B : Centre Back, Defender, Back
FB, LB, RB, WH : Full Back, Left Back, Right Back, Wing Back, Wing Half


M, CH, LH, RH : Midfielder, Centre Half, Left Half, Right Half
W, OL, OR : Winger, Outside Left, Outside Right
F, IF, IL, IR : Forward, Inside Forward, Inside Left, Inside Right, Second Striker, False 9
CF : Centre Forward

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Match Symbols:

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⚽ | Goal
🔥 | Assist
🔁 | Substitution

🟨 | Booking

🟥 | Sending off

🆘 | Poor refereeing performance
🟢 : Debut 🔴 : Final Game

DEBUT APPEARANCES

FINAL APPEARANCES

MATCH STATS

Not recorded

MATCH QUOTES

MATCH REPORT

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