Match details

Liverpool 1 - 0 Manchester City

Game date: Saturday 18 November 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 47,765
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Walmsley K
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Tony Book
   

Opposition lineup

Joe Corrigan, Kenny Clements, William Donachie, Tommy Booth, Dave Watson, Gary Owen, Mick Channon, Roger Palmer, Brian Kidd, Asa Hartford, Peter Barnes

Opposition substitutions

Mick Channon out for Paul Futcher 28'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.69
- Average age of the Manchester City starting lineup: 26.45
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Manchester City league position after match: 10
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Phil Neal converted a late penalty after Ray Kennedy was apparently fouled in the area, although he admitted, “I don’t know what the penalty was for.”

Related files

Corrigan foils Liverpool, almost
Match programme
Match ticket

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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 15 12 2 1 40 7 7 1 0 22 2 5 1 1 18 5 26
2 Everton 15 8 7 0 20 10 6 1 0 11 3 2 6 0 9 7 23
3 West Bromwich Albion 15 9 4 2 30 13 4 2 1 17 6 5 2 1 13 7 22
4 Nottingham Forest 15 6 9 0 18 9 3 5 0 9 5 3 4 0 9 4 21
5 Arsenal 15 7 5 3 26 16 4 4 0 17 8 3 1 3 9 8 19
6 Manchester United 15 6 6 3 23 24 4 3 1 11 8 2 3 2 12 16 18
7 Aston Villa 15 6 5 4 21 13 2 4 2 9 9 4 1 2 12 4 17
8 Coventry City 15 6 5 4 19 20 4 3 0 13 7 2 2 4 6 13 17
9 Tottenham Hotspur 15 6 5 4 20 26 3 2 2 9 10 3 3 2 11 16 17
10 Manchester City 15 5 6 4 23 18 3 2 2 12 9 2 4 2 11 9 16
11 Norwich City 15 4 7 4 28 27 4 3 1 17 10 0 4 3 11 17 15
12 Bristol City 15 6 3 6 19 19 3 2 2 13 11 3 1 4 6 8 15
13 Derby County 15 6 3 6 20 28 5 2 1 15 10 1 1 5 5 18 15
14 Leeds United 15 4 5 6 24 21 3 0 4 14 9 1 5 2 10 12 13
15 Middlesbrough 15 5 3 7 20 19 3 2 3 9 7 2 1 4 11 12 13
16 Queens Park Rangers 15 3 6 6 11 17 2 4 2 5 6 1 2 4 6 11 12
17 Southampton 15 2 7 6 16 23 2 4 1 11 10 0 3 5 5 13 11
18 Ipswich Town 15 4 2 9 14 22 2 0 5 5 9 2 2 4 9 13 10
19 Bolton Wanderers 15 3 4 8 19 31 3 3 2 13 11 0 1 6 6 20 10
20 Chelsea 15 2 4 9 18 32 1 1 5 10 20 1 3 4 8 12 8
21 Wolves 15 3 1 11 12 31 3 1 4 8 13 0 0 7 4 18 7
22 Birmingham City 15 1 3 11 13 28 1 2 4 9 12 0 1 7 4 16 5
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