Liverpool v West Bromwich 1-1 (League Cup: August 31, 1976)


August 31, 1975
Key note: “Not even a superb display of skill and effort by Kevin Keegan could lead Liverpool to League Cup victory at Anfield last night. Against a West Bromwich team which provided the defensive performance of all-out defence by playing all eleven men back most of the time, Liverpool gave themselves an additional fixture they did not want by only drawing 1-1 so that they have to go to Hawthorns next Monday for the replay.” (Liverpool Echo: September 1, 1976)

Match: League Cup, Second Round, at Anfield, kick-off: 19:30.
Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion 1-1 (0-0).
Attendance: 23,378.
Referee: Mr. A. Porter; linesmen: Messrs. F.C. Fieldhouse and D. Salt.
Liverpool: Ray Clemence, Phil Neal, Joey Jones, Phil Thompson, Ray Kennedy, Emlyn Hughes (C), Kevin Keegan, David Johnson, Steve Heighway, John Toshack, Ian Callaghan.
Substitute: David Fairclough for Johnson after 70 min.
West Bromwich: John Osborne, Paddy Mulligan, Leonard Cantello, Tony Brown, John David Wile, Ally Robertson, Mick Martin, Ally Brown, Joe Mayo, Johnny Giles (C), Willie Johnston.
Substitute: Ian Edwards (not used).
The goals: 1-0 Callaghan (26 min., assist: Keegan), 1-1 Giles (29 min.).

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