Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 Arsenal

Game date: Tuesday 7 February 1978 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: League Cup Semi-final 1L Attendance: 44,764
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Courtney G
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Terry Neill

Opposition lineup

Pat Jennings, Pat Rice, Sammy Nelson, David Price, David O'Leary, Willie Young, Liam Brady, Alan Hudson, Malcolm MacDonald, Frank Stapleton, Graham Rix

Opposition goals

Malcolm MacDonald 13'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.13
- Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 25.23
- Liverpool embarked on a club record run at Anfield: 85 home games unbeaten in all competitions. This run included 63 league matches and stretched over 3 years from this game to 31st January 1981.

Related files

Daily Mirror report
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Match programme

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