Saturday, 28 March 2009

Liverpool 2 - 0 Arsenal - 17 August 1985 Anfield

This game looked likely to be a tough one.
Managed by Don Howe, Arsenal were very defensively able and they were a tough well-organised nut to crack.

However, Kenny Dalglish produced another master-class performance and was highly influential, as Liverpool wore Arsenal down.

Ronnie Whelan and Steve Nicol were Liverpool's goal scorers and the one-dimensional Arsenal never really threatened the Liverpool goal.

Liverpool Team - Grobbelaar, Neal, Kennedy, Lawrenson, Whelan, Hansen, Dalglish, Nicol, Rush, Molby, Beglin. Sub: Johnson.

Arsenal Team - Lukic, Anderson, Sansom, Williams, O'Leary, Caton, Allinson, Robson, Nicholas, Woodcock, Rix. Sub: Davis.

Half Time: 1-0

Attendance: 38,261

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