Match details

Trabzonspor 1 - 0 Liverpool

Game date: Wednesday 20 October 1976 at 15:00 Stadium: Trabzon Sehir Stadt
Competition: European Cup 2nd R 1st L Attendance: 25,000
Half - time score: 0 - 0 Referee: Rainea N ( Romania)
Manager: Bob Paisley Opposition manager: Ahmet Suat Özyazici

Opposition lineup

Senol Günes, Turgay Semercioglu, Necasti Özcaglayan, Kadir Özcan, Cemil Usta, Ali Yavuz, Bekir Barcin, Hüseyin Tok, Ali Kemal Denizci, Necmi Perekli, Ahmet Ceylan

Opposition goals

Cemil Usta 63' pen

Opposition substitutions

Ali Yavuz out for Engin 68'


- Average age of the Liverpool starting lineup: 27.28
- Ian Callaghan set a new record of European appearances with 79 games, previously held by Leeds' Norman Hunter.
- "Trabzonspor in 1977 was the worst European trip. The pitch had rocks all over it. The hotel was awful, we were woken by the noise of farm animals at 5am, the food was terrible and we lost 1-0." - Ray Clemence

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