Manchester City v Liverpool 1977/78

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CITY 3 LIVERPOOL 1

League Division 1

29th October 1977

attendance 49,207

scorers
City
Kidd, Channon, Royle
Liverpool Fairclough

Ref W Johnson

City Corrigan, Clements, Donachie, Doyle, Watson, Owen, Barnes, Channon, Royle, Kidd, Power – sub Keegan(unused)

Liverpool Clemence, Neal, Jones, Hansen, Kennedy, Hughes, Dalglish, Case, Heighway, Fairclough, Callaghan

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League favourites Liverpool were totally in control for the first half hour and they deservedly took the lead in the 29th minute through David Fairclough, indeed City were lucky to go into the break with just a one goal deficit.
15 minutes into the second half Brian Kidd fired home the equaliser, after a move involving Peter Barnes and Mick Channon, and it was Channon who put the Blues ahead. latching on to an defence splitting ball from Dave Watson and beating Clemence with a left foot drive.
With minutes to go Joe Royle was set up by Peter Barnes to score the third.

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