Match details

Liverpool 2 - 0 Manchester United

Game date: Saturday 14 April 1979 at 15:00 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 46,608
Half - time score: 1 - 0 Referee: Thomas C ( Wales)
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Dave Sexton
   

Opposition lineup

Gary Bailey, Jimmy Nicholl, Arthur Albiston, Sammy McIlroy, Brian Greenhoff, Martin Buchan, Steve Coppell, Andy Ritchie, Joe Jordan, Lou Macari, Mickey Thomas

Opposition substitutions

Andy Ritchie out for Stewart Houston 55'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 26.73
- Average age of the Manchester United starting lineup: 24.51
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Manchester United league position after match: 13
- Click here to view the full league table after the match.

Related files

Liverpool Echo report
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 33 24 6 3 69 11 16 2 0 45 4 8 4 3 24 7 54
2 West Bromwich Albion 32 20 8 4 64 29 11 4 2 35 13 9 4 2 29 16 48
3 Nottingham Forest 32 16 14 2 50 21 9 7 0 29 8 7 7 2 21 13 46
4 Everton 37 15 16 6 49 36 10 7 1 30 15 5 9 5 19 21 46
5 Arsenal 36 16 11 9 53 37 10 7 2 31 15 6 4 7 22 22 43
6 Leeds United 35 15 12 8 59 43 8 4 4 30 16 7 8 4 29 27 42
7 Coventry City 38 12 15 11 50 63 9 7 3 34 29 3 8 8 16 34 39
8 Bristol City 38 14 9 15 46 48 10 5 4 33 19 4 4 11 13 29 37
9 Ipswich Town 35 14 8 13 44 41 8 4 6 27 19 6 4 7 17 22 36
10 Middlesbrough 36 13 9 14 50 45 9 4 5 30 19 4 5 9 20 26 35
11 Southampton 34 11 13 10 41 40 8 7 2 29 15 3 6 8 12 25 35
12 Norwich City 37 7 21 9 48 51 7 9 3 27 16 0 12 6 21 35 35
13 Manchester United 33 13 9 11 52 56 7 4 5 24 22 6 5 6 28 34 35
14 Aston Villa 33 10 14 9 42 37 5 8 3 25 20 5 6 6 17 17 34
15 Tottenham Hotspur 36 11 12 13 38 53 6 6 6 16 23 5 6 7 22 30 34
16 Bolton Wanderers 35 12 9 14 48 58 10 4 3 32 18 2 5 11 16 40 33
17 Manchester City 34 9 13 12 46 45 5 5 6 23 23 4 8 6 23 22 31
18 Derby County 37 9 10 18 41 62 7 5 7 23 22 2 5 11 18 40 28
19 Wolves 35 10 6 19 34 60 7 3 7 19 25 3 3 12 15 35 26
20 Queens Park Rangers 37 5 13 19 35 58 3 9 6 18 25 2 4 13 17 33 23
21 Birmingham City 35 5 8 22 32 53 5 7 6 23 22 0 1 16 9 31 18
22 Chelsea 36 4 8 24 35 79 2 4 12 18 37 2 4 12 17 42 16
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