Liverpool’s top six festive games either side of Christmas, with wins over local rivals included…
Christmas may be over, but you can still get in the festive spirit ahead of today’s Boxing Day fixtures! Liverpool have enjoyed plenty of success over the years on holiday fixtures – here are six of the best, via the Liverpool Echo.
Liverpool 3-1 Everton (1949)
Peter Farrell put the visitors ahead after just 15 seconds. But Liverpool, who went into the game top of the table, quickly hit back after half-time. A double from Kevin Baron and a third from Willie Fagan completed the turn around.
Manchester United 0-3 Liverpool (1978)
United boss Dave Sexton admitted Liverpool were the best team in the country after seeing his side humbled at Old Trafford. Goals from Ray Kennedy and Jimmy Case put the reigning European champions in full control, before David Fairclough – making one of his 92 starts – rounded off the result with a brilliant goal.