Match details

Coventry City 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 4 February 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Highfield Road
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 28,965
Half - time score: 0 - 0
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Gordon Milne
   

Opposition lineup

Jim Blyth, Brian Roberts, Bobby McDonald, Ray Gooding, Keith Osgood, Mick Coop, Ray Graydon, Ian Wallace, Mick Ferguson, Barry Powell, Tommy Hutchison

Opposition goals

Mick Ferguson

Opposition substitutions

Brian Roberts out for Donato Nardiello

Notes

- Phil Neal missed a penalty on 60'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.58
- Average age of the Coventry City starting lineup: 24.48
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Coventry City league position after match: 7
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Neal's penalty kick was saved by Coventry goalkeeper Jim Blyth.

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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 27 18 6 3 49 15 10 4 0 27 6 8 2 3 22 9 42
2 Everton 27 14 8 5 52 31 9 3 2 31 16 5 5 3 21 15 36
3 Manchester City 26 15 4 7 51 27 10 1 2 34 12 5 3 5 17 15 34
4 Liverpool 27 14 6 7 35 20 9 2 2 20 6 5 4 5 15 14 34
5 Arsenal 27 14 5 8 35 23 8 4 2 21 9 6 1 6 14 14 33
6 Leeds United 27 12 8 7 42 34 7 4 2 21 12 5 4 5 21 22 32
7 Coventry City 27 13 6 8 50 43 9 3 2 34 18 4 3 6 16 25 32
8 Aston Villa 26 11 6 9 30 25 6 2 4 16 11 5 4 5 14 14 28
9 West Bromwich Albion 26 10 8 8 36 32 8 3 2 20 8 2 5 6 16 24 28
10 Norwich City 27 9 10 8 33 40 8 4 1 17 10 1 6 7 16 30 28
11 Derby County 26 9 8 9 32 38 5 5 3 18 15 4 3 6 14 23 26
12 Middlesbrough 27 9 8 10 28 37 5 5 3 14 12 4 3 7 14 25 26
13 Manchester United 25 11 3 11 41 39 7 1 4 20 14 4 2 7 21 25 25
14 Chelsea 26 8 8 10 30 40 5 6 3 17 13 3 2 7 13 27 24
15 Wolves 27 8 7 12 33 40 5 4 4 19 16 3 3 8 14 24 23
16 Ipswich Town 27 8 7 12 29 36 8 2 4 22 16 0 5 8 7 20 23
17 Bristol City 26 7 8 11 30 32 7 3 3 27 18 0 5 8 3 14 22
18 Birmingham City 27 9 4 14 36 45 5 3 6 23 22 4 1 8 13 23 22
19 West Ham United 26 6 7 13 31 42 4 5 4 16 18 2 2 9 15 24 19
20 Queens Park Rangers 26 4 10 12 27 41 4 4 5 16 19 0 6 7 11 22 18
21 Newcastle United 25 6 2 17 29 47 4 1 8 18 23 2 1 9 11 24 14
22 Leicester City 27 2 9 16 11 43 2 5 6 6 19 0 4 10 5 24 13
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