Match details

Benfica 1 - 2 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 1 March 1978 at 21:30 Stadium: Estadio da Luz
Competition: European Cup 3rd R 1st L Attendance: 80,000
Half - time score: 1 - 1 Referee: Derks FP ( Netherlands)
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: John Henry Mortimore

Opposition lineup

Bento, Bastos Lopes, Humberto Coelho, Eurico, Alberto Fonseca, Pietra, Toni, Han Shéu, Nené, Celso, Cavungi

Opposition goals

Nené 13'

Opposition substitutions

Han Shéu out for Wilson 55'
Bastos Lopes out for Miguel Joaquim 85'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.53
- Average age of the Benfica starting lineup: 25.36

Related files

A performance of remarkable character
Benfica ready for action!
Goals that put the Reds on way to Wembley!
Benfica draw - 20 January 1978
Match programme

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