Match details

Liverpool 0 - 1 Middlesbrough

Game date: Tuesday 12 November 1974 at 19:30 Stadium: Anfield
Competition: League Cup 4th round Attendance: 24,906
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Taylor JK
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Jack Charlton

Opposition lineup

Jim Platt, John Craggs, Frank Spraggon, Graeme Souness, Stuart Boam, Willie Maddren, Bobby Murdoch, Malcolm Smith, John Hickton, Alan Foggon, David Armstrong

Opposition goals

Willie Maddren 90'

Opposition substitutions

Bobby Murdoch out for Brian Taylor


- Alec Lindsay missed a penalty on 67'
- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.61
- Average age of the Middlesbrough starting lineup: 25.11
- Lindsay's penalty was saved by Jim Platt - Heighway had been fouled by Frank Spraggon.
- Since this defeat Liverpool went on an unbeaten run of 63 home cup matches that came to a stop against Brighton on 20 February 1983!
- Middlesbrough manager Jack Charlton almost didn't make the game, having had to make a dash to Anfield after receiving the OBE at Buckingham Palace earlier in the day.

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