Manchester City v Liverpool 1-4 (League match: August 26, 1978)


August 26, 1978
Key note: “Liverpool, playing brilliant football in exciting spells, hit Manchester City with three great goals at Maine Road in less than 50 minutes this afternoon. With Liverpool unchanged, City had Owen back but missed winger Peter Barnes through injury.” (Liverpool Echo: August 26, 1978)

Match: Football League, First Division, at Maine Road, kick-off: 15:00.
Manchester City – Liverpool 1-4 (1-2).
Attendance: 46,710.
Referee: Mr. P. Reeves.
Manchester City (4-4-2): Joe Corrigan, Kenny Clements, William Donachie, Paul Power, Tommy Booth, Paul Futcher, Mick Channon, Ged Keegan, Brian Kidd, Asa Hartford, Gary Owen.
Substitute: Roger Palmer (not used).
Liverpool (4-4-2): Ray Clemence, Phil Neal, Phil Thompson, Emlyn Hughes, Alan Kennedy, Jimmy Case, Terry McDermott, Graeme Souness, Ray Kennedy, Steve Heighway, Kenny Dalglish.
Substitute: David Fairclough (not used).
The goals: 0-1 Souness (15 min., assist: Case), 1-1 Kidd (23 min.), 1-2 R. Kennedy (34 min., assist: McDermott), 1-3 Souness (48 min., assist: Dalglish), 1-4 Dalglish (56 min., assist: A. Kennedy).

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