August 2, 1978
Match: Friendly, at Landsdowne Road, kick-off: 19:00.
League of Ireland XI – Liverpool 1-3 (1-0).
Referee: Mr. Eamonn Farrell.
League of Ireland: Alan Patterson (Sligo Rovers), Eamonn Gregg (Bohemians), Paul McGuinness (Finn Harps), Tommy McConville (Dundalk), Noel Synnott (Shamrock Rovers), Martin Donnelly (Drogheda), Mick Lawlor (Dundalk), Terry Daly (Athlone Town), Jerome Clarke (Drogheda), Cathal Muckian (Dundalk), Jimmy Dainty (Dundalk).
Substitutes: Pat Nolan (Limerick) for McGuiness; Steve Lynex (Shamrock Rovers) for Lawler.
Liverpool: Ray Clemence, Joey Jones, Phil Thompson, Alan Hansen, Ray Kennedy, Emlyn Hughes, Kenny Dalglish, Jimmy Case, Steve Heighway, Terry McDermott, Graeme Souness.
Substitutes: David Fairclough for McDermott at half-time; Colin Irwin (not used).
The goals: 1-0 Muckian (33 min.), 1-1 Souness (51 min., assist: Dalglish), 1-2 Jones (70 min., assist: Dalglish), 1-3 Case (87 min., assist: Dalglish).