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2004-05 season
General information
Manager

Rafael Benitez

Captain

Steven Gerrard

Performance
Premier League

5th

FA Cup

3rd round

League Cup

Runners-up

Europe

Champions League: Winners

Top scorers
League

Baros (9)

FA Cup

None

League Cup

Baros (2)
Steven Gerrard (2)
Neil Mellor (2)

Europe

Champions League: Garcia (5)

Overall

Baros (13)
Steven Gerrard (13)
Garcia (13)

Attendances
Average

41,303

The 2004-05 season was Liverpool's 113th season of football since they were established. Liverpool won the Champions League this season, coming back from 3-0 down against AC Milan to level the scores at 3-3. Liverpool won the match 3-2 on penalties. Liverpool also made it to the League Cup final only to be beaten 3-2 by Chelsea.

SquadEdit

LiverpoolSquad2004-2005

FriendliesEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
21 July 2004 Wrexham 2-1 Le Tallec (25, 78)
27 July 2004 Celtic 5-1 Arne Riise (4), Owen (16), Cisse (62, 76), Henchoz (68)
31 July 2004 Porto 0-1
4 August 2004 Roma 2-1 Cisse (37), Owen (85)

ResultsEdit

LeagueEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
14 August 2004 Tottenham 1-1 Cisse (38)
21 August 2004 Man City 2-1 Baros (48), Gerrard (75)
29 August 2004 Bolton 0-1
11 September 2004 West Brom 3-0 Gerrard (16), Finnan (42), Garcia (60)
20 September 2004 Man Utd 1-2 O'Shea (og 54)
25 September 2004 Norwich 3-0 Baros (23), Garcia (26), Cisse (64)
3 October 2004 Chelsea 0-1
16 October 2004 Fulham 4-2 Knight (og 50), Baros (71), Alonso (79), Biscan (90)
23 October 2004 Charlton 2-0 Arne Riise (52), Garcia (74)
30 October 2004 Blackburn 2-2 Arne Riise (7), Baros (53)
6 November 2004 Birmingham 0-1
13 November 2004 Crystal Palace 3-2 Baros 3 (pen 23, 45, pen 90)
20 November 2004 Middlesbrough 0-2
28 November 2004 Arsenal 2-1 Alonso (41), Mellor (90)
4 December 2004 Aston Villa 1-1 Kewell (17)
11 December 2004 Everton 0-1
14 December 2004 Portsmouth 1-1 Gerrard (70)
19 December 2004 Newcastle 3-1 Bramble (og 35), Mellor (38), Baros(61)
26 December 2004 West Brom 5-0 Arne Riise (18, 83), Sinama-Pongolle (51), Gerrard (55), Garcia (89)
28 December 2004 Southampton 1-0 Sinama-Pongolle (44)
1 January 2005 Chelsea 0-1
3 January 2005 Norwich 2-1 Garcia (58), Arne Riise (64)
15 January 2005 Man Utd 0-1
22 January 2005 Southampton 0-2
1 February 2005 Charlton 2-1 Morientes (61), Arne Riise (79)
5 February 2005 Fulham 3-1 Morientes (9), Hyypia (63), Baros (77)
12 February 2005 Birmingham 0-2
5 March 2005 Newcastle 0-1
16 March 2005 Blackburn 0-0
20 March 2005 Everton 2-1 Gerrard (27), Garcia (32)
2 April 2005 Bolton 1-0 Biscan (86)
9 April 2005 Man City 0-1
16 April 2005 Tottenham 2-2 Garcia (44), Hyypia (63)
20 April 2005 Portsmouth 2-1 Morientes (4), Garcia (44)
23 April 2005 Crystal Palace 0-1
30 April 2005 Middlesbrough 1-1 Gerrard (52)
8 May 2005 Arsenal 1-3 Gerrard (51)
15 May 2005 Aston Villa 2-1 Cisse (19 pen, 27)

FA CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 18 January 2005 Burnley 0-1

League CupEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 26 October 2004 Millwall 3-0 Diao (18), Baros (70, 90)
4 1 November 2004 Middlesbrough 2-0 Mellor (83, 89)
Quarter final 1 December 2004 Tottenham 1-1 Sinama-Pongolle (pen 117)
Liverpool win 4-3 on penalties.
Semi-final (1st leg) 11 January 2005 Watford 1-0 Gerrard (56)
Semi-final (2nd leg) 25 January 2005 Watford 1-0 Gerrard (77)
Final 27 February 2005 Chelsea 2-3 Arne Riise (1), Nunez (113)

Champions LeagueEdit

Qualifying stagesEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
3 (1st leg) 10 August 2004 Graz AK 2-0 Gerrard (23, 79)
3 (2nd leg) 24 August 2004 Graz AK 0-1

Group stageEdit

Date Opponent Score Scorers
15 September 2004 Monaco 2-0 Cisse (22), Baros (84)
28 September 2004 Olympiakos 0-1
19 October 2004 Deportivo La Coruna 0-0
3 November 2004 Deportivo La Coruna 1-0 Andrade (og 14)
23 November 2004 Monaco 0-1
8 December 2004 Olympiakos 3-1 Sinama-Pongolle (47), Mellor (80), Gerrard (86)

Knockout stagesEdit

Round Date Opponent Score Scorers
Last 16 (1st leg) 22 February 2005 Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 Garcia (15), Arne Riise (35), Hamann (90)
Last 16 (2nd leg) 9 March 2005 Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 Garcia (28, 32), Baros (67)
Quarter-final (1st leg) 5 April 2005 Juventus 2-1 Hyypia (10), Garcia (25)
Quarter-final (2nd leg) 13 April 2005 Juventus 0-0
Semi-final (1st leg) 27 April 2005 Chelsea 0-0
Semi-final (2nd leg) 3 May 2005 Chelsea 1-0 Garcia (4)
Final 25 May 2005 AC Milan 3-3 Gerrard (54), Smicer (56), Alonso (59)

Player statsEdit

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Jerzy Dudek 24 0 1 0 6 0 10 0 41 0
2 DF Stephane Henchoz 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 0
3 DF Steve Finnan 33 1 0 0 5 0 14 0 52 1
4 DF Sami Hyypia 32 2 1 0 1 0 15 1 49 3
5 FW Milan Baros 26 9 1 0 4 2 14 2 45 13
6 DF John Arne Riise 37 6 0 0 5 1 15 1 57 8
7 MF Harry Kewell 18 1 0 0 1 0 12 0 31 1
8 MF Steven Gerrard 30 7 0 0 3 2 10 4 43 13
9 FW Djibril Cisse 16 4 0 0 0 0 9 1 25 3
10 MF Luis Garcia 29 8 0 0 3 0 12 5 44 13
11 MF Vladimir Smicer 10 0 0 0 0 0 6 1 16 1
12 DF Mauricio Pellegrino 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 13 0
13 FW Anthony Le Tallec 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 7 0
14 MF Xabi Alonso 24 2 0 0 0 0 8 1 32 3
15 MF Salif Diao 8 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 14 1
16 MF Dietmar Hamann 30 0 0 0 3 0 10 1 43 1
17 DF Josemi 15 0 0 0 1 0 7 0 23 0
18 MF Antonio Nunez 18 0 1 0 3 1 5 0 27 1
19 FW Fernando Morientes 13 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 15 3
20 GK Scott Carson 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0
21 DF Djimi Traore 26 0 1 0 5 0 10 0 42 0
22 GK Chris Kirkland 10 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 14 0
23 DF Jamie Carragher 38 0 0 0 3 0 15 0 56 0
24 FW Florent Sinama-Pongolle 16 2 1 0 5 1 4 1 26 4
25 MF Igor Biscan 19 2 1 0 6 0 9 0 35 2
26 MF Ritchie Partridge 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0
28 DF Stephen Warnock 19 0 1 0 4 0 6 0 30 0
31 DF David Raven 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0
32 MF John Welsh 3 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 7 0
33 FW Neil Mellor 9 2 1 0 4 2 2 1 16 5
34 MF Darren Potter 2 0 1 0 4 0 3 0 10 0
37 DF Zak Whitbread 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 0
41 MF Mark Smyth 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

TablesEdit

LeagueEdit

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
4Everton 38187134546-161
5Liverpool 381771452411158
6Bolton 381610124944558

EuropeEdit

Champions League group stage

Pos Club Pld W D L F A GD Pts
1Monaco 6402104612
2Liverpool 631263310
3Olympiacos 631255010
4Deportive La Coruna 602409−92

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Player From Fee Date
Djibril Cisse Auxerre £14,500,000 1 July 2004
Josemi Malaga £2,000,000 26 July 2004
Antonio Nunez Real Madrid £1,500,000[1] 17 August 2004
Xabi Alonso Real Sociedad £10,700,000 20 August 2004
Luis Garcia Barcelona £6,000,000 20 August 2004
Mauricio Pellegrino Valencia Free 5 January 2005
Fernando Morientes Real Madrid £6,300,000 13 January 2005
Scott Carson Leeds United £1,000,000 21 January 2005

OutEdit

Player To Fee Date
Markus Babbel Stuttgart Free 16 July 2004
Danny Murphy Charlton £2,500,000 10 August 2004
Michael Owen Real Madrid £8,500,000 14 August 2004
Stephane Henchoz Celtic Free 28 January 2005

NotesEdit

  1. As part of Michael Owen deal


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