Wigan Athletic v Liverpool, 04 October 1989

Score3-0 to Liverpool
CompetitionLeague Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
VenueAnfield
Attendance17,954
Although Liverpool were the away team Wigan Athletic's Springfield Park ground was deemed unplayable and the match was played at Anfield. Liverpool won 8-2 on aggregate.

0 Wigan Athletic

Manager: Bryan Hamilton

3 Liverpool

Manager: Kenny Dalglish

Goals:

Goals:

Steve Staunton 59 G
Steve Staunton 72 G
Steve Staunton 88 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Nigel Adkins
Right back Steve Senior
Defender Peter Atherton
Defender Paul Beesley
Defender/Left back Allen Tankard
Right Winger Dave Thompson
Midfielder Andy Pilling
Midfielder Neill Rimmer
Forward Mark Hilditch
Forward Don Page
Left Winger Bryan Griffiths

Starting lineup:

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

Substitutions:

Jimmy Carberry for Dave Thompson 0
Darren Patterson for Mark Hilditch 0

Substitutions:

Steve Staunton for Ian Rush 46
Jan Molby for Peter Beardsley 67

On the bench:

Defender Darren Patterson

On the bench:

Defender Steve Staunton
Midfielder Jan Molby

Comments:

Steve Staunton scored a hat-trick after coming on as a second half substitute for Ian Rush.