Middlesbrough v Liverpool, 18 February 1998

Score2-0 to Middlesbrough
RefereePaul Durkin
CompetitionLeague Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
VenueRiverside Stadium
Attendance29,828
MIDDLESBROUGH WON 3-2 ON AGGREGATE.

Goals:

Paul Merson penalty 2 P
Marco Branca 4 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer
Defender Gianluca Festa
Defender Vladimir Kinder
Defender Nigel Pearson
Defender Steve Vickers
Midfielder Paul Merson
Midfielder Robbie Mustoe
Midfielder Andy Townsend
Midfielder/Forward Craig Hignett
Forward Mikkel Beck
Forward Marco Branca

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David James
Defender Steve Harkness
Defender Rob Jones
Defender/Midfielder Jamie Carragher
Defender/Midfielder Dominic Matteo
Midfielder Patrik Berger
Midfielder Paul Ince
Midfielder Steve McManaman
Forward Robbie Fowler
Forward Michael Owen

Substitutions:

Steve Baker for Craig Hignett 74

Substitutions:

Oyvind Leonhardsen for Dominic Matteo 46
Karl-Heinz Riedle for Patrik Berger 65

Cards:

Andy Townsend Y
Marco Branca Y

Cards:

Paul Ince Y
Steve McManaman Y
Karl-Heinz Riedle Y

On the bench:

Defender Steve Baker

On the bench:

Midfielder Oyvind Leonhardsen