Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Nottingham Forest

Game date: Saturday 9 December 1978 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 51,469
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Morrissey AE
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Brian Clough
   

Opposition lineup

Peter Shilton, Viv Anderson, Frank Clark, Dave Needham, Larry Lloyd, Ian Bowyer, Archie Gemmill, John McGovern, Steve Elliott, Garry Birtles, John Robertson

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.74
- Average age of the Nottingham Forest starting lineup: 27.57
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Nottingham Forest league position after match: 5
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

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Match programme

Other games during this season

1st Division

Overall Home Away
# P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts
1 Liverpool 19 14 3 2 44 8 9 1 0 26 2 5 2 2 18 6 31
2 Everton 18 11 7 0 27 11 7 1 0 14 3 4 6 0 13 8 29
3 West Bromwich Albion 17 10 5 2 33 14 5 3 1 20 7 5 2 1 13 7 25
4 Arsenal 18 8 7 3 28 17 5 4 0 18 8 3 3 3 10 9 23
5 Nottingham Forest 17 7 9 1 19 11 3 5 0 9 5 4 4 1 10 6 23
6 Coventry City 18 8 6 4 25 23 6 4 0 19 10 2 2 4 6 13 22
7 Manchester United 18 8 6 4 27 28 4 3 1 11 8 4 3 3 16 20 22
8 Tottenham Hotspur 18 8 6 4 22 26 5 3 2 11 10 3 3 2 11 16 22
9 Leeds United 19 7 6 6 34 25 5 1 4 21 11 2 5 2 13 14 20
10 Aston Villa 18 7 6 5 23 16 2 4 2 9 9 5 2 3 14 7 20
11 Bristol City 19 7 5 7 22 22 4 2 3 14 12 3 3 4 8 10 19
12 Southampton 19 5 7 7 21 28 4 4 1 14 10 1 3 6 7 18 17
13 Derby County 19 7 3 9 25 37 6 2 2 18 14 1 1 7 7 23 17
14 Manchester City 17 5 6 6 25 22 3 2 4 14 13 2 4 2 11 9 16
15 Norwich City 17 4 8 5 28 28 4 4 2 17 11 0 4 3 11 17 16
16 Ipswich Town 19 6 2 11 20 28 3 0 6 9 13 3 2 5 11 15 14
17 Bolton Wanderers 19 5 4 10 25 37 4 3 3 16 13 1 1 7 9 24 14
18 Middlesbrough 18 5 3 10 21 25 3 2 3 9 7 2 1 7 12 18 13
19 Queens Park Rangers 18 3 6 9 13 23 2 4 3 6 9 1 2 6 7 14 12
20 Wolves 18 4 1 13 14 35 3 1 4 8 13 1 0 9 6 22 9
21 Birmingham City 19 2 4 13 18 33 2 3 5 14 16 0 1 8 4 17 8
22 Chelsea 18 2 4 12 19 36 1 1 7 10 22 1 3 5 9 14 8
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