Match details

Liverpool 0 - 1 Nottingham Forest

Game date: Wednesday 22 March 1978 at 19:45 Stadium: Old Trafford
Competition: League Cup Final replay Attendance: 54,375
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Partridge P
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Brian Clough

Opposition lineup

Chris Woods, Viv Anderson, Frank Clark, John O'Hare, Larry Lloyd, Kenny Burns, Martin O'Neill, Ian Bowyer, Peter Withe, Tony Woodcock, John Robertson

Opposition goals

John Robertson 53' pen


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.59
- Average age of the Nottingham Forest starting lineup: 26.07
- Ian Callaghan booked for the only time in his Liverpool career.
-18-year-old Chris Woods played in Forest's goal as Peter Shilton was cup-tied, having featured for Stoke City earlier in the season.

Tommy Smith wasn't too happy about the ref as he gave a penalty for a foul outside the box.

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Match programme
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