Match details

Liverpool 3 - 1 Manchester United

Game date: Saturday 25 February 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 49,590
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Styles K
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Dave Sexton
   

Opposition lineup

Paddy Roche, Jimmy Nicholl, Arthur Albiston, Sammy McIlroy, Gordon McQueen, Stewart Houston, Steve Coppell, Joe Jordan, Stuart Pearson, Lou Macari, Gordon Hill

Opposition goals

Sammy McIlroy 61'

Notes

- Graeme Souness scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.28
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 25.16
- Liverpool league position after match: 4
- Manchester United league position after match: 12
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

An exceptional game at Anfield
Souness volley special
Match programme
Match ticket
Toshack considers offer - 27 February 1978
Tosh heads back to the valleys - 28 February 1978
Max Thompson leaving - 28 February 1978

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 28 18 7 3 52 18 10 4 0 27 6 8 3 3 25 12 43
2 Manchester City 29 17 5 7 56 30 12 1 2 37 13 5 4 5 19 17 39
3 Everton 29 15 8 6 54 33 10 3 2 33 17 5 5 4 21 16 38
4 Liverpool 28 15 6 7 38 21 10 2 2 23 7 5 4 5 15 14 36
5 Arsenal 29 14 7 8 38 26 8 4 2 21 9 6 3 6 17 17 35
6 Leeds United 28 13 8 7 44 34 8 4 2 23 12 5 4 5 21 22 34
7 Coventry City 28 13 7 8 53 46 9 3 2 34 18 4 4 6 19 28 33
8 West Bromwich Albion 27 10 9 8 39 35 8 4 2 23 11 2 5 6 16 24 29
9 Norwich City 28 9 11 8 36 43 8 5 1 20 13 1 6 7 16 30 29
10 Aston Villa 27 11 6 10 30 26 6 2 4 16 11 5 4 6 14 15 28
11 Middlesbrough 28 10 8 10 31 38 6 5 3 17 13 4 3 7 14 25 28
12 Manchester United 28 11 5 12 45 45 7 2 4 21 15 4 3 8 24 30 27
13 Bristol City 30 8 11 11 37 38 7 4 3 29 20 1 7 8 8 18 27
14 Derby County 27 9 8 10 33 41 5 5 3 18 15 4 3 7 15 26 26
15 Ipswich Town 28 9 7 12 30 36 8 2 4 22 16 1 5 8 8 20 25
16 Chelsea 28 8 9 11 32 44 5 7 3 19 15 3 2 8 13 29 25
17 Birmingham City 28 10 4 14 37 45 6 3 6 24 22 4 1 8 13 23 24
18 Wolves 28 8 7 13 33 41 5 4 4 19 16 3 3 9 14 25 23
19 West Ham United 29 6 8 15 35 48 4 6 5 19 22 2 2 10 16 26 20
20 Queens Park Rangers 28 4 11 13 30 45 4 5 5 18 21 0 6 8 12 24 19
21 Leicester City 29 3 10 16 13 44 3 6 6 8 20 0 4 10 5 24 16
22 Newcastle United 26 6 2 18 29 48 4 1 9 18 24 2 1 9 11 24 14
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