Aston Villa v Liverpool, 23 August 1989

Score1-1
RefereeRon Groves
CompetitionLeague Division One
VenueVilla Park
Attendance35,796

1 Aston Villa

Manager: Graham Taylor

1 Liverpool

Manager: Kenny Dalglish

Goals:

David Platt 60 G

Goals:

John Barnes 24 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nigel Spink
Defender Andy Comyn
Defender Derek Mountfield
Central defender Kent Nielsen
Defender/Midfielder Stuart Gray
Defender/Midfielder Paul McGrath
Midfielder Paul Birch
Midfielder Gordon Cowans
Midfielder David Platt
Forward Adrian Heath

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar
Defender David Burrows
Defender Alan Hansen
Defender Steve Nicol
Defender Barry Venison
Central defender Glenn Hysen
Midfielder Steve McMahon
Midfielder Ronnie Whelan
Forward John Barnes
Forward Peter Beardsley
Forward Ian Rush

Substitutions:

Ian Olney for Nigel Callaghan 46
Gareth Williams for Adrian Heath 79

Substitutions:

On the bench:

Midfielder Gareth Williams
Forward Ian Olney

On the bench:

Midfielder Jan Molby
Forward John Aldridge

Comments:

League position: 13th Andrew Comyn made his debut after moving from Alvechurch this month.

Comments:

League position: 2nd