Match details

Liverpool 3 - 0 Arsenal

Game date: Saturday 7 April 1979 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 47,297
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Baker KW
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Terry Neill
   

Opposition lineup

Pat Jennings, Pat Rice, Steve Walford, Brian Talbot, David O'Leary, Willie Young, Steve Gatting, Alan Sunderland, Frank Stapleton, David Price, Graham Rix

Opposition substitutions

Frank Stapleton out for Steve Brignall 77'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.71
- Average age of the Arsenal starting lineup: 24.8
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Arsenal league position after match: 6
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.
- Phil Thompson's first game as Liverpool captain.

Related files

Liverpool Echo report
Match programme
Match ticket

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 31 22 6 3 66 11 15 2 0 43 4 7 4 3 23 7 50
2 West Bromwich Albion 30 20 6 4 62 27 11 3 2 34 12 9 3 2 28 15 46
3 Nottingham Forest 31 15 14 2 48 20 9 7 0 29 8 6 7 2 19 12 44
4 Everton 35 15 14 6 46 33 10 6 1 27 12 5 8 5 19 21 44
5 Leeds United 33 14 12 7 58 42 7 4 4 29 16 7 8 3 29 26 40
6 Arsenal 34 15 10 9 51 36 9 7 2 30 15 6 3 7 21 21 40
7 Coventry City 36 11 14 11 44 58 8 7 3 31 27 3 7 8 13 31 36
8 Manchester United 31 13 9 9 51 52 7 4 4 23 20 6 5 5 28 32 35
9 Bristol City 36 13 9 14 41 44 9 5 4 30 18 4 4 10 11 26 35
10 Ipswich Town 34 13 8 13 43 41 8 4 6 27 19 5 4 7 16 22 34
11 Norwich City 35 7 20 8 48 50 7 9 2 27 15 0 11 6 21 35 34
12 Aston Villa 31 10 13 8 39 33 5 7 3 22 17 5 6 5 17 16 33
13 Tottenham Hotspur 34 11 11 12 37 51 6 5 6 15 22 5 6 6 22 29 33
14 Middlesbrough 34 12 8 14 49 45 8 4 5 29 19 4 4 9 20 26 32
15 Southampton 32 10 12 10 38 38 8 6 2 28 14 2 6 8 10 24 32
16 Manchester City 33 9 12 12 46 45 5 4 6 23 23 4 8 6 23 22 30
17 Bolton Wanderers 33 11 8 14 46 57 10 3 3 32 18 1 5 11 14 39 30
18 Derby County 35 9 9 17 37 57 7 5 6 22 20 2 4 11 15 37 27
19 Wolves 33 10 5 18 33 58 7 3 6 19 24 3 2 12 14 34 25
20 Queens Park Rangers 35 5 11 19 34 57 3 8 6 18 25 2 3 13 16 32 21
21 Birmingham City 34 5 7 22 31 52 5 6 6 22 21 0 1 16 9 31 17
22 Chelsea 34 4 8 22 33 74 2 4 11 17 35 2 4 11 16 39 16
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