Match details

Manchester City 1 - 4 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 26 August 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Maine Road
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 46,710
Half - time score: 1 - 2 Referee: Reeves PG
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Tony Book
   

Opposition lineup

Joe Corrigan, Kenny Clements, William Donachie, Paul Power, Tommy Booth, Paul Futcher, Mick Channon, Ged Keegan, Brian Kidd, Asa Hartford, Gary Owen

Opposition goals

Brian Kidd 23'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.16
- Average age of the Manchester City starting lineup: 26
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Manchester City league position after match: 18
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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Match programme

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1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 3 3 0 0 9 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 7 1 6
2 West Bromwich Albion 3 3 0 0 7 1 2 0 0 6 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
3 Everton 3 3 0 0 4 1 2 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
4 Coventry City 3 2 1 0 6 2 1 1 0 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 5
5 Bristol City 3 2 1 0 4 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 5
6 Aston Villa 3 2 0 1 5 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4 2 4
7 Manchester United 3 2 0 1 4 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 5 4
8 Leeds United 3 1 1 1 7 5 1 0 1 5 3 0 1 0 2 2 3
9 Chelsea 3 1 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 2 3
10 Nottingham Forest 3 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 3
11 Norwich City 3 1 1 1 5 6 1 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 2 5 3
12 Southampton 3 1 1 1 5 6 1 1 0 4 3 0 0 1 1 3 3
13 Middlesbrough 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 4 3 2
14 Ipswich Town 3 1 0 2 4 5 1 0 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 2 2
15 Arsenal 3 0 2 1 3 4 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 2
16 Derby County 3 0 2 1 3 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 2
17 Tottenham Hotspur 3 0 2 1 4 7 0 1 1 3 6 0 1 0 1 1 2
18 Manchester City 3 0 2 1 3 6 0 1 1 2 5 0 1 0 1 1 2
19 Queens Park Rangers 3 0 1 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1
20 Birmingham City 3 0 1 2 2 5 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 0 1 1
21 Bolton Wanderers 3 0 1 2 3 8 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 6 1
22 Wolves 3 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 0
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