Report

Liverpool 2 - 0 Manchester United

Game date: Wednesday 26 December 1979 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 51,073
Half-time score 1 - 0 Referee Walmsley K
Manager Bob Paisley Opposition manager Dave Sexton
   

Opposition lineup

Gary Bailey, Jimmy Nicholl, Stewart Houston, Sammy McIlroy, Gordon McQueen, Martin Buchan, Steve Coppell, Ray Wilkins, Joe Jordan, Lou Macari, Mickey Thomas

Opposition substitutions

Mickey Thomas out for Ashley Grimes 77'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.43
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 26.38
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Manchester United league position after match: 2
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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 Liverpool 21 13 6 2 47 14 8 3 0 27 4 5 3 2 20 10 32
2 Manchester United 22 12 6 4 33 16 9 2 0 23 3 3 4 4 10 13 30
3 Arsenal 22 8 10 4 27 16 5 5 2 14 7 3 5 2 13 9 26
4 Southampton 22 10 4 8 34 28 7 1 2 28 13 3 3 6 6 15 24
5 Norwich City 22 8 8 6 35 31 6 5 0 23 12 2 3 6 12 19 24
6 Middlesbrough 21 9 5 7 22 18 7 4 1 16 6 2 1 6 6 12 23
7 Aston Villa 21 7 9 5 24 21 5 3 3 14 11 2 6 2 10 10 23
8 Crystal Palace 21 7 9 5 24 22 6 4 0 16 3 1 5 5 8 19 23
9 Wolves 21 9 5 7 26 28 4 5 2 13 10 5 0 5 13 18 23
10 Nottingham Forest 21 9 4 8 30 28 7 2 1 19 8 2 2 7 11 20 22
11 Leeds United 22 7 8 7 25 28 5 2 3 14 10 2 6 4 11 18 22
12 Coventry City 22 10 2 10 35 39 7 1 2 22 11 3 1 8 13 28 22
13 Manchester City 22 9 4 9 24 31 6 2 3 16 11 3 2 6 8 20 22
14 Ipswich Town 22 9 3 10 28 30 6 2 3 18 9 3 1 7 10 21 21
15 Tottenham Hotspur 22 8 5 9 28 35 6 1 3 15 12 2 4 6 13 23 21
16 West Bromwich Albion 21 6 8 7 31 26 6 4 1 25 12 0 4 6 6 14 20
17 Everton 22 5 9 8 27 29 3 4 4 17 15 2 5 4 10 14 19
18 Stoke City 22 6 7 9 26 33 5 2 4 17 16 1 5 5 9 17 19
19 Brighton & Hove Albion 21 6 5 10 25 33 4 3 3 13 13 2 2 7 12 20 17
20 Bristol City 22 5 7 10 17 28 3 4 4 9 11 2 3 6 8 17 17
21 Derby County 22 6 3 13 21 33 5 1 6 17 15 1 2 7 4 18 15
22 Bolton Wanderers 22 1 9 12 16 38 1 8 2 8 9 0 1 10 8 29 11

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