Match details

Liverpool 2 - 1 West Bromwich Albion

Game date: Saturday 3 February 1979 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 52,211
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Butcher JK
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Ron Atkinson
   

Opposition lineup

Tony Godden, Brendon Batson, Derek Statham, Tony Brown, John David Wile, Ally Robertson, Bryan Robson, Ally Brown, Cyrille Regis, Leonard Cantello, Laurie Cunningham

Opposition goals

Ally Brown 70'

Opposition substitutions

Leonard Cantello out for David Mills 81'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.65
- Average age of the West Bromwich Albion starting lineup: 25.65
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- West Bromwich Albion league position after match: 2
- 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 22 16 3 3 49 10 10 1 0 28 3 6 2 3 21 7 35
2 West Bromwich Albion 23 14 6 3 48 22 6 3 1 23 8 8 3 2 25 14 34
3 Everton 24 12 10 2 33 18 8 4 0 18 6 4 6 2 15 12 34
4 Arsenal 24 13 7 4 43 21 8 4 1 26 12 5 3 3 17 9 33
5 Leeds United 26 11 9 6 48 32 7 2 4 26 13 4 7 2 22 19 31
6 Nottingham Forest 22 9 11 2 25 15 4 6 0 11 6 5 5 2 14 9 29
7 Bristol City 26 10 8 8 33 27 7 4 3 24 14 3 4 5 9 13 28
8 Coventry City 23 9 7 7 29 36 7 4 0 22 12 2 3 7 7 24 25
9 Tottenham Hotspur 25 8 9 8 26 41 5 3 5 12 20 3 6 3 14 21 25
10 Aston Villa 22 7 10 5 27 20 2 6 2 12 12 5 4 3 15 8 24
11 Manchester United 23 9 6 8 32 41 5 3 4 16 18 4 3 4 16 23 24
12 Manchester City 24 6 9 9 33 30 3 3 5 16 16 3 6 4 17 14 21
13 Norwich City 22 4 13 5 32 32 4 7 2 19 13 0 6 3 13 19 21
14 Ipswich Town 24 9 3 12 33 34 6 1 6 21 16 3 2 6 12 18 21
15 Derby County 23 8 5 10 28 41 6 3 2 18 14 2 2 8 10 27 21
16 Southampton 23 6 8 9 26 32 5 5 2 19 12 1 3 7 7 20 20
17 Bolton Wanderers 23 6 6 11 29 41 5 3 3 19 13 1 3 8 10 28 18
18 Middlesbrough 23 6 5 12 32 35 4 3 4 18 13 2 2 8 14 22 17
19 Queens Park Rangers 23 4 9 10 20 32 3 6 4 12 17 1 3 6 8 15 17
20 Wolves 24 7 2 15 21 43 6 2 5 14 18 1 0 10 7 25 16
21 Chelsea 24 4 6 14 27 51 2 2 7 12 23 2 4 7 15 28 14
22 Birmingham City 23 2 4 17 21 41 2 3 5 14 16 0 1 12 7 25 8
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