Match details

Birmingham City 0 - 3 Liverpool

Game date: Saturday 9 September 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: St Andrews
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 31,740
Half - time score: 0 - 1 Referee: Daniels B
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: James Smith
   

Opposition lineup

Neil Freeman, Jimmy Calderwood, Joe Gallagher, Pat Howard, Gary Pendrey, Kevin Dillon, Stewart Barrowclough, Tony Towers, Gary Emmanuel, Don Givens, Steve Fox

Opposition substitutions

Pat Howard out for Alan Ainscow 70'

Notes

- Alan Kennedy scores his debut goal for LFC
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.49
- Average age of the Birmingham City starting lineup: 25.15
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Birmingham City league position after match: 21
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Ray Clemence was captain in the absence of Emlyn Hughes. The first time, at least, in Bob Paisley's tenure that a goalkeeper captained the side.

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