Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Middlesbrough

Game date: Saturday 25 November 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 39,812
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Hamil AJ
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: John Neal
   

Opposition lineup

Jim Stewart, John Craggs, Stuart Boam, Tony McAndrew, Ian Bailey, Terry Cochrane, David Mills, John Mahoney, David Armstrong, David Shearer, Mick Burns

Opposition substitutions

Tony McAndrew out for William Ashcroft 55'

Notes

- Phil Neal missed a penalty
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.7
- Average age of the Middlesbrough starting lineup: 26.48
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Middlesbrough league position after match: 16
- 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 17 13 3 1 42 7 8 1 0 24 2 5 2 1 18 5 29
2 Everton 17 10 7 0 24 10 7 1 0 14 3 3 6 0 10 7 27
3 West Bromwich Albion 16 9 5 2 31 14 4 3 1 18 7 5 2 1 13 7 23
4 Nottingham Forest 16 7 9 0 19 9 3 5 0 9 5 4 4 0 10 4 23
5 Arsenal 16 7 6 3 27 17 4 4 0 17 8 3 2 3 10 9 20
6 Coventry City 17 7 6 4 24 23 5 4 0 18 10 2 2 4 6 13 20
7 Manchester United 17 7 6 4 24 27 4 3 1 11 8 3 3 3 13 19 20
8 Tottenham Hotspur 17 7 6 4 21 26 4 3 2 10 10 3 3 2 11 16 20
9 Aston Villa 17 6 6 5 22 16 2 4 2 9 9 4 2 3 13 7 18
10 Leeds United 17 6 5 6 30 22 5 0 4 20 10 1 5 2 10 12 17
11 Derby County 17 7 3 7 24 33 6 2 1 17 11 1 1 6 7 22 17
12 Manchester City 16 5 6 5 24 20 3 2 3 13 11 2 4 2 11 9 16
13 Bristol City 17 6 4 7 20 21 3 2 3 13 12 3 2 4 7 9 16
14 Norwich City 16 4 7 5 28 28 4 3 2 17 11 0 4 3 11 17 15
15 Ipswich Town 17 6 2 9 18 24 3 0 5 7 10 3 2 4 11 14 14
16 Middlesbrough 17 5 3 9 21 23 3 2 3 9 7 2 1 6 12 16 13
17 Southampton 17 3 7 7 18 27 3 4 1 13 10 0 3 6 5 17 13
18 Queens Park Rangers 16 3 6 7 12 19 2 4 2 5 6 1 2 5 7 13 12
19 Bolton Wanderers 17 3 4 10 19 35 3 3 3 13 12 0 1 7 6 23 10
20 Wolves 17 4 1 12 13 32 3 1 4 8 13 1 0 8 5 19 9
21 Birmingham City 17 2 4 11 17 29 2 3 4 13 13 0 1 7 4 16 8
22 Chelsea 17 2 4 11 19 35 1 1 6 10 21 1 3 5 9 14 8
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