Report

Liverpool 4 - 1 Aston Villa

Game date: Saturday 3 May 1980 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 51,541
Half-time score 1 - 1 Referee Morris T
Manager Bob Paisley Opposition manager Ron Saunders
   

Opposition lineup

Jimmy Rimmer, Kenny Swain, Colin Gibson, Noel Blake, Brendan Ormsby, Patrick Heard, Des Bremner, Gary Shaw, David Geddis, Gordon Cowans, Ivor Linton

Opposition goals

Avi Cohen scored an own goal on 26'

Opposition substitutions

Ivor Linton out for Tony Morley 70'

Notes

- Avi Cohen scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.15
- Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 22.69
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Aston Villa league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- For the second year running Liverpool win the title by beating Aston Villa comprehensively at Anfield. Man Utd are left in their wake, two points behind.
- David Johnson scored a tremendous goal: "Ronnie Moran had a go at me for not scoring enough goals with my left foot. I lashed one and it hit the post and shot across into the net."

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 41 25 10 6 81 29 15 6 0 46 8 10 4 6 35 21 60
2 Manchester United 42 24 10 8 65 35 17 3 1 43 8 7 7 7 22 27 58
3 Ipswich Town 42 22 9 11 68 39 14 4 3 43 13 8 5 8 25 26 53
4 Arsenal 39 17 15 7 50 30 8 9 3 24 12 9 6 4 26 18 49
5 Aston Villa 42 16 14 12 51 50 11 5 5 29 22 5 9 7 22 28 46
6 Nottingham Forest 39 19 7 13 61 40 15 4 1 43 11 4 3 12 18 29 45
7 Southampton 42 18 9 15 65 53 14 2 5 53 24 4 7 10 12 29 45
8 Wolves 40 18 9 13 54 44 8 6 5 25 17 10 3 8 29 27 45
9 West Bromwich Albion 42 11 19 12 54 50 9 8 4 37 23 2 11 8 17 27 41
10 Middlesbrough 40 14 12 14 44 44 9 7 3 25 14 5 5 11 19 30 40
11 Leeds United 42 13 14 15 46 50 10 7 4 30 17 3 7 11 16 33 40
12 Norwich City 42 13 14 15 58 66 10 8 3 38 30 3 6 12 20 36 40
13 Crystal Palace 42 12 16 14 41 50 9 9 3 26 13 3 7 11 15 37 40
14 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 10 17 52 62 11 5 5 30 22 4 5 12 22 40 40
15 Coventry City 42 16 7 19 56 66 12 2 7 34 24 4 5 12 22 42 39
16 Brighton & Hove Albion 42 11 15 16 47 57 8 8 5 25 20 3 7 11 22 37 37
17 Manchester City 42 12 13 17 43 66 8 8 5 28 25 4 5 12 15 41 37
18 Stoke City 42 13 10 19 44 58 9 4 8 27 26 4 6 11 17 32 36
19 Everton 41 9 17 15 43 50 7 7 7 28 25 2 10 8 15 25 35
20 Bristol City 42 9 13 20 37 66 6 6 9 22 30 3 7 11 15 36 31
21 Derby County 42 11 8 23 47 67 9 4 8 36 29 2 4 15 11 38 30
22 Bolton Wanderers 42 5 15 22 38 73 5 11 5 19 21 0 4 17 19 52 25

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