Match details

Aston Villa 0 - 3 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 1 April 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Villa Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 40,190
Half - time score: 0 - 3
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Ron Saunders
   

Opposition lineup

Jimmy Rimmer, John Gidman, Gordon Smith, Leighton Phillips, Ken McNaught, Dennis Mortimer, John Deehan, Brian Little, Andy Gray, Gordon Cowans, Francis Carrodus

Opposition substitutions

Francis Carrodus out for John Gregory

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.75
- Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 24.67
- Liverpool league position after match: 5
- Aston Villa league position after match: 10
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Echo report
Match programme

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 33 22 8 3 62 21 14 4 0 35 7 8 4 3 27 14 52
2 Everton 36 20 10 6 66 38 12 4 2 40 21 8 6 4 26 17 50
3 Arsenal 36 18 10 8 53 29 12 5 2 35 11 6 5 6 18 18 46
4 Manchester City 35 18 9 8 65 41 13 2 2 41 16 5 7 6 24 25 45
5 Liverpool 33 18 6 9 48 29 11 2 2 24 7 7 4 7 24 22 42
6 Coventry City 35 17 8 10 68 53 12 3 3 45 21 5 5 7 23 32 42
7 Leeds United 36 17 8 11 57 44 11 4 3 35 16 6 4 8 22 28 42
8 West Bromwich Albion 35 14 12 9 50 45 10 4 2 27 12 4 8 7 23 33 40
9 Norwich City 37 11 16 10 47 55 10 7 2 26 16 1 9 8 21 39 38
10 Aston Villa 34 13 9 12 39 35 7 4 5 20 15 6 5 7 19 20 35
11 Manchester United 37 12 10 15 56 59 7 6 6 26 22 5 4 9 30 37 34
12 Birmingham City 36 14 6 16 48 54 7 4 7 29 25 7 2 9 19 29 34
13 Derby County 35 11 12 12 43 50 7 7 4 27 22 4 5 8 16 28 34
14 Bristol City 37 11 11 15 47 47 9 4 5 35 23 2 7 10 12 24 33
15 Middlesbrough 35 10 12 13 36 50 6 6 4 19 16 4 6 9 17 34 32
16 Ipswich Town 35 10 11 14 42 48 9 5 4 30 20 1 6 10 12 28 31
17 Chelsea 35 9 12 14 40 57 6 9 3 24 18 3 3 11 16 39 30
18 Wolves 36 9 10 17 42 57 5 7 6 25 25 4 3 11 17 32 28
19 West Ham United 37 9 8 20 45 62 7 6 6 28 26 2 2 14 17 36 26
20 Queens Park Rangers 34 6 13 15 38 55 6 6 5 23 24 0 7 10 15 31 25
21 Leicester City 37 4 12 21 19 57 3 7 8 12 26 1 5 13 7 31 20
22 Newcastle United 34 6 7 21 38 63 4 4 10 23 31 2 3 11 15 32 19
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