Liverpool v Leeds United 1-1 (League match: October 13, 2001)

October 13, 2001
Key note: “This was not a game, or a day, Liverpool will care to remember. With their manager, Gerard Houllier, receiving hospital treatment for the chest pains he suffered during the interval, the Merseysiders played well enough in the second half to salvage a point, but not well enough to disguise the fact that Leeds looked much the likelier to challenge for the Premiership title this season. Phil Thompson, Liverpool’s assistant manager, praised the team for staging a revival spirited enough to produce an equaliser by Danny Murphy that stemmed directly from Robbie Fowler’s one flash of inspiration. But Leeds were in control for most of the time and could quite easily have added a second goal to the one scored midway through the first half by Harry Kewell.” (The Telegraph: October 14, 2001)

Match: Premier League, at Anfield, kick-off: 12:00.
Liverpool – Leeds United 1-1 (0-1).
Attendance: 44,354.
Referee: Mr. A.G. Wiley.
Liverpool (3-5-2): Jerzy Dudek, Stephane Henchoz, Sami Hyypia, Jamie Carragher, Danny Murphy, Gary McAllister, Vladimir Smicer, John Arne Riise, Steven Gerrard, Robbie Fowler, Emile Heskey.
Subs.: Jari Litmanen for Heskey (46 min.); Jamie Redknapp for McAllister (76 min.); Nick Barmby for Murphy (90 min.).
Bookings: Hyypia, Gerrard.
Leeds United (4-4-2): Nigel Martyn, Rio Ferdinand, Dominic Matteo, Danny Mills, Ian Harte, Olivier Dacourt, Harry Kewell, Lee Bowyer, Eirik Bakke, Robbie Keane, Mark Viduka.
Sub.: David Batty for Keane (88 min.).
Bookings: Bakke.
The goals: 0-1 Kewell (27 min.), 1-1 Murphy (69 min., assist: Fowler).

Sunday World: October 14, 2001.


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