Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Middlesbrough

Game date: Monday 2 January 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 49,305
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Burns KH
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: John Neal
   

Opposition lineup

Jim Platt, John Craggs, Ian Bailey, John Mahoney, Stuart Boam, Alan Ramage, David Mills, Stan Cummins, William Ashcroft, Tony McAndrew, David Armstrong

Notes

- Kevin Kewley makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.71
- Average age of the Middlesbrough starting lineup: 24.8
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- Middlesbrough league position after match: 17
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Match programme
Press Cutting

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 24 16 5 3 45 15 8 4 0 23 6 8 1 3 22 9 37
2 Everton 24 12 8 4 48 28 7 3 2 28 16 5 5 2 20 12 32
3 Liverpool 24 13 6 5 32 16 9 2 1 18 3 4 4 4 14 13 32
4 Arsenal 24 13 5 6 32 19 7 4 1 18 7 6 1 5 14 12 31
5 Manchester City 24 13 4 7 45 24 9 1 2 31 10 4 3 5 14 14 30
6 West Bromwich Albion 24 10 8 6 36 30 8 3 1 20 7 2 5 5 16 23 28
7 Coventry City 24 11 6 7 44 40 7 3 2 28 17 4 3 5 16 23 28
8 Norwich City 24 9 10 5 31 32 8 4 0 16 7 1 6 5 15 25 28
9 Leeds United 24 9 8 7 36 32 6 4 2 19 12 3 4 5 17 20 26
10 Derby County 24 9 7 8 32 34 5 4 3 18 15 4 3 5 14 19 25
11 Aston Villa 23 9 6 8 28 24 5 2 4 15 11 4 4 4 13 13 24
12 Ipswich Town 24 8 7 9 25 28 8 2 2 21 13 0 5 7 4 15 23
13 Chelsea 24 7 8 9 24 32 4 6 3 12 10 3 2 6 12 22 22
14 Manchester United 23 9 3 11 35 38 6 1 4 16 14 3 2 7 19 24 21
15 Wolves 24 7 7 10 29 34 4 4 4 16 15 3 3 6 13 19 21
16 Birmingham City 24 8 4 12 30 38 5 3 4 20 17 3 1 8 10 21 20
17 Middlesbrough 24 6 8 10 21 34 4 5 3 13 12 2 3 7 8 22 20
18 Bristol City 23 6 7 10 27 31 6 2 3 24 18 0 5 7 3 13 19
19 West Ham United 24 5 7 12 28 39 3 5 4 15 18 2 2 8 13 21 17
20 Queens Park Rangers 24 3 9 12 25 40 3 4 5 14 18 0 5 7 11 22 15
21 Newcastle United 23 6 2 15 27 42 4 1 7 16 19 2 1 8 11 23 14
22 Leicester City 24 2 7 15 11 41 2 4 6 6 19 0 3 9 5 22 11
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