Match details

Liverpool 4 - 1 Benfica

Game date: Wednesday 15 March 1978 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: European Cup 3rd R 2nd L Attendance: 48,364
Half - time score: 2 - 1 Referee: Konrath G ( France)
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: John Henry Mortimore

Opposition lineup

Bento, Bastos Lopes, Humberto Coelho, Alberto Fonseca, Eurico, Pietra, Nené, Toni, Rui Lopes, Han Shéu, José Luis

Opposition goals

Nené 30'

Opposition substitutions

Alberto Fonseca out for Wilson 46'
Pietra out for Celso 67'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 28.57
- Average age of the Benfica starting lineup: 25.28

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