Match details

West Bromwich Albion 0 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 14 January 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: The Hawthorns
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 35,809
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Spencer TD
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Ron Atkinson
   

Opposition lineup

Tony Godden, Paddy Mulligan, Derek Statham, Tony Brown, John David Wile, Ally Robertson, Mick Martin, Cyrille Regis, Laurie Cunningham, John Trewick, Willie Johnston

Opposition substitutions

Cyrille Regis out for Ally Brown

Notes

- Graeme Souness makes his LFC debut
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.22
- Average age of the West Bromwich Albion starting lineup: 25.69
- Liverpool league position after match: 3
- West Bromwich Albion league position after match: 8
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 25 16 6 3 45 15 8 4 0 23 6 8 2 3 22 9 38
2 Everton 25 13 8 4 49 28 8 3 2 29 16 5 5 2 20 12 34
3 Liverpool 25 14 6 5 33 16 9 2 1 18 3 5 4 4 15 13 34
4 Arsenal 25 14 5 6 35 20 8 4 1 21 8 6 1 5 14 12 33
5 Manchester City 25 14 4 7 48 26 10 1 2 34 12 4 3 5 14 14 32
6 Coventry City 25 12 6 7 49 41 8 3 2 33 18 4 3 5 16 23 30
7 Leeds United 25 10 8 7 39 34 6 4 2 19 12 4 4 5 20 22 28
8 West Bromwich Albion 25 10 8 7 36 31 8 3 2 20 8 2 5 5 16 23 28
9 Norwich City 25 9 10 6 32 34 8 4 0 16 7 1 6 6 16 27 28
10 Derby County 25 9 8 8 32 34 5 5 3 18 15 4 3 5 14 19 26
11 Aston Villa 24 9 6 9 28 25 5 2 4 15 11 4 4 5 13 14 24
12 Manchester United 24 10 3 11 37 39 6 1 4 16 14 4 2 7 21 25 23
13 Ipswich Town 25 8 7 10 26 30 8 2 3 22 15 0 5 7 4 15 23
14 Middlesbrough 25 7 8 10 25 36 4 5 3 13 12 3 3 7 12 24 22
15 Chelsea 25 7 8 10 25 37 4 6 3 12 10 3 2 7 13 27 22
16 Wolves 25 7 7 11 30 37 4 4 4 16 15 3 3 7 14 22 21
17 Bristol City 24 6 8 10 27 31 6 3 3 24 18 0 5 7 3 13 20
18 Birmingham City 25 8 4 13 32 41 5 3 5 22 20 3 1 8 10 21 20
19 West Ham United 25 5 7 13 30 42 3 5 4 15 18 2 2 9 15 24 17
20 Queens Park Rangers 25 4 9 12 27 41 4 4 5 16 19 0 5 7 11 22 17
21 Newcastle United 24 6 2 16 29 46 4 1 8 18 23 2 1 8 11 23 14
22 Leicester City 25 2 8 15 11 41 2 4 6 6 19 0 4 9 5 22 12
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