Sweden Select XI v Liverpool 5-4 (Friendly match: May 24, 1939)


May 24, 1939
Match: Friendly, at Malmö Stadion (Sweden).
Sweden Select XI – Liverpool 5-4 (2-1).
Attendance: 15,000.
Sweden Select XI (2-3-5):
Liverpool (2-3-5): Arthur Riley, Tommy Cooper, Jim Harley, Matt Busby, Fred Rogers, Jimmy McInnes, Berry Nieuwenhuys, Phil Taylor, Willie Fagan, Jack Balmer, Herman Van den Berg.
The goals: 1-0 Andersson (3 min.), 1-1 Balmer, 2-1 Martinsson, 3-1 Grahn (penalty, 48 min.), 3-2 Van den Berg, 4-2 Martinsson, 4-3 Taylor, 5-3 Martinsson, 5-4 Fagan (penalty).

Match report:
** Liverpool Daily Post “Sweden Select XI too strong for Liverpool.”

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