Match details

Aston Villa 3 - 1 Liverpool

Game date: Monday 16 April 1979 at 15:00 Stadium: Villa Park
Competition: 1st Division Attendance: 44,029
Half - time score: 2 - 0 Referee: Cox A
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Ron Saunders
   

Opposition lineup

Jimmy Rimmer, John Gidman, Colin Gibson, Allan Evans, Ken McNaught, Dennis Mortimer, Gordon Cowans, John Gregory, John Deehan, Alex Cropley, Kenny Swain

Opposition goals

John Deehan 34'
Phil Thompson scored an own goal on 42'
John Deehan 84'

Notes

- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.32
- Average age of the Aston Villa starting lineup: 24.71
- Liverpool league position after match: 1
- Aston Villa league position after match: 10
- 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 34 24 6 4 70 14 16 2 0 45 4 8 4 4 25 10 54
2 West Bromwich Albion 32 20 8 4 64 29 11 4 2 35 13 9 4 2 29 16 48
3 Everton 38 16 16 6 50 36 11 7 1 31 15 5 9 5 19 21 48
4 Nottingham Forest 33 16 15 2 50 21 9 8 0 29 8 7 7 2 21 13 47
5 Arsenal 37 17 11 9 58 39 11 7 2 36 17 6 4 7 22 22 45
6 Leeds United 36 15 13 8 59 43 8 4 4 30 16 7 9 4 29 27 43
7 Coventry City 39 12 16 11 50 63 9 7 3 34 29 3 9 8 16 34 40
8 Ipswich Town 36 15 8 13 46 42 9 4 6 29 20 6 4 7 17 22 38
9 Bristol City 38 14 9 15 46 48 10 5 4 33 19 4 4 11 13 29 37
10 Aston Villa 34 11 14 9 45 38 6 8 3 28 21 5 6 6 17 17 36
11 Southampton 35 11 14 10 44 43 8 8 2 32 18 3 6 8 12 25 36
12 Manchester United 34 13 10 11 52 56 7 5 5 24 22 6 5 6 28 34 36
13 Middlesbrough 36 13 9 14 50 45 9 4 5 30 19 4 5 9 20 26 35
14 Norwich City 38 7 21 10 48 52 7 9 3 27 16 0 12 7 21 36 35
15 Tottenham Hotspur 37 11 13 13 41 56 6 6 6 16 23 5 7 7 25 33 35
16 Bolton Wanderers 36 12 9 15 48 59 10 4 3 32 18 2 5 12 16 41 33
17 Manchester City 34 9 13 12 46 45 5 5 6 23 23 4 8 6 23 22 31
18 Derby County 38 9 10 19 42 64 7 5 7 23 22 2 5 12 19 42 28
19 Wolves 36 11 6 19 35 60 8 3 7 20 25 3 3 12 15 35 28
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 37 4 8 25 37 84 2 4 12 18 37 2 4 13 19 47 16
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