Report

Liverpool 3 - 2 Leicester City

Game date: Saturday 8 April 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 42,979
Half-time score 1 - 1
Manager Bob Paisley Opposition manager Ian MacFarlane
   

Opposition lineup

Mark Wallington, Steve Whitworth, Tommy Williams, Alan Woollett, Steve Sims, Dave Webb, Winston White, Billy Hughes, Bobby Smith, Mark Goodwin, Geoffrey Salmons

Opposition goals

Winston White
Billy Hughes

Opposition substitutions

Bobby Smith out for Roger Davies

Notes

- Sammy Lee makes his LFC debut
- Sammy Lee scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.28
- Average age of the Leicester City starting lineup: 25.19
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Leicester City league position after match: 22
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- David Johnson tears his knee ligaments.

Related files

Newspaper report

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Nottingham Forest 34 23 8 3 63 21 14 4 0 35 7 9 4 3 28 14 54
2 Everton 38 20 10 8 68 42 12 4 3 40 22 8 6 5 28 20 50
3 Arsenal 36 18 10 8 53 29 12 5 2 35 11 6 5 6 18 18 46
4 Liverpool 35 20 6 9 52 31 12 2 2 27 9 8 4 7 25 22 46
5 Manchester City 35 18 9 8 65 41 13 2 2 41 16 5 7 6 24 25 45
6 Coventry City 37 18 9 10 71 55 13 4 3 48 23 5 5 7 23 32 45
7 Leeds United 37 17 8 12 58 46 11 4 4 36 18 6 4 8 22 28 42
8 West Bromwich Albion 35 14 12 9 50 45 10 4 2 27 12 4 8 7 23 33 40
9 Norwich City 38 11 16 11 48 57 10 7 2 26 16 1 9 9 22 41 38
10 Aston Villa 36 13 10 13 40 37 7 4 6 20 16 6 6 7 20 21 36
11 Manchester United 38 13 10 15 59 60 8 6 6 29 23 5 4 9 30 37 36
12 Birmingham City 37 15 6 16 50 55 8 4 7 31 26 7 2 9 19 29 36
13 Derby County 36 12 12 12 46 51 8 7 4 30 23 4 5 8 16 28 36
14 Middlesbrough 37 12 12 13 40 50 8 6 4 23 16 4 6 9 17 34 36
15 Bristol City 38 11 11 16 47 49 9 4 5 35 23 2 7 11 12 26 33
16 Ipswich Town 35 10 11 14 42 48 9 5 4 30 20 1 6 10 12 28 31
17 Chelsea 36 9 12 15 40 59 6 9 3 24 18 3 3 12 16 41 30
18 West Ham United 38 10 8 20 47 63 7 6 6 28 26 3 2 14 19 37 28
19 Wolves 37 9 10 18 43 60 5 7 6 25 25 4 3 12 18 35 28
20 Queens Park Rangers 35 6 13 16 39 58 6 6 5 23 24 0 7 11 16 34 25
21 Newcastle United 36 6 9 21 39 64 4 5 10 24 32 2 4 11 15 32 21
22 Leicester City 38 4 12 22 21 60 3 7 8 12 26 1 5 14 9 34 20

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