Match details

Liverpool 2 - 2 Coventry City

Game date: Tuesday 29 November 1977 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: League Cup 4th round Attendance: 33,817
Half - time score: 2 - 1
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Gordon Milne

Opposition lineup

Jim Blyth, Graham Oakey, Bobby McDonald, Terry Yorath, Jim Holton, Mick Coop, Donato Nardiello, Ian Wallace, Mick Ferguson, Barry Powell, Tommy Hutchison

Opposition goals

Ian Wallace 34'
Barry Powell 75'

Opposition substitutions

Graham Oakey out for Brian Roberts 65'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.04
- Average age of the Coventry City starting lineup: 24.69
- Liverpool manager Bob Paisley's pre match preparations were somewhat disrupted due to him being required at Buckingham Palace, where he was given the OBE. After his investiture he headed to Euston to take the train north to Liverpool.

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