Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Chelsea

Game date: Saturday 21 October 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 45,775
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Challinor A
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Kenneth Shellito
   

Opposition lineup

John Phillips, Graham Wilkins, Steve Wicks, Ron Harris, David Stride, Duncan McKenzie, Kenny Swain, Ray Wilkins, Garry Stanley, Tommy Langley, Clive Walker

Opposition substitutions

Ray Wilkins out for Ian Britton 70'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.62
- Average age of the Chelsea starting lineup: 24.65
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Chelsea league position after match: 21
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

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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 11 10 1 0 35 4 6 0 0 20 1 4 1 0 15 3 21
2 Everton 11 6 5 0 14 6 4 1 0 7 1 2 4 0 7 5 17
3 Nottingham Forest 11 5 6 0 15 8 3 3 0 9 5 2 3 0 6 3 16
4 West Bromwich Albion 11 6 3 2 25 11 3 2 1 16 6 3 1 1 9 5 15
5 Manchester City 11 5 4 2 19 12 3 1 1 9 5 2 3 1 10 7 14
6 Manchester United 11 4 5 2 15 16 3 2 1 8 7 1 3 1 7 9 13
7 Arsenal 11 4 4 3 16 12 3 3 0 11 5 1 1 3 5 7 12
8 Aston Villa 11 4 4 3 14 10 1 3 1 6 6 3 1 2 8 4 12
9 Bristol City 11 5 2 4 14 13 2 2 1 8 7 3 0 3 6 6 12
10 Coventry City 11 4 4 3 15 17 2 3 0 9 5 2 1 3 6 12 12
11 Tottenham Hotspur 11 4 4 3 12 20 2 2 1 6 7 2 2 2 6 13 12
12 Norwich City 11 3 4 4 20 20 3 2 1 14 8 0 2 3 6 12 10
13 Queens Park Rangers 11 3 4 4 9 12 2 3 1 4 3 1 1 3 5 9 10
14 Leeds United 11 3 3 5 18 18 2 0 3 10 8 1 3 2 8 10 9
15 Bolton Wanderers 11 3 3 5 18 24 3 2 1 13 10 0 1 4 5 14 9
16 Derby County 11 3 3 5 12 21 3 2 1 9 8 0 1 4 3 13 9
17 Middlesbrough 11 3 2 6 15 17 2 1 3 7 7 1 1 3 8 10 8
18 Ipswich Town 11 3 2 6 11 14 1 0 4 3 7 2 2 2 8 7 8
19 Southampton 11 2 4 5 13 18 2 2 1 9 8 0 2 4 4 10 8
20 Wolves 11 3 0 8 8 18 3 0 2 5 4 0 0 6 3 14 6
21 Chelsea 11 2 2 7 12 23 1 0 4 6 14 1 2 3 6 9 6
22 Birmingham City 11 0 3 8 6 22 0 2 4 4 11 0 1 4 2 11 3
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