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Last Updated: Sunday, 18 December 2005, 10:14 GMT
Liverpool v Sao Paulo photos

Rafael Benitez and his Liverpool staff pause to reflect

Sao Paulo kick off and then pause for silence in memory of Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez's father, who died last week

A fan attempts to evade security staff at the stadium in Yokohama

Proceedings are further delayed by a pitch invader who makes for one of the goals and gets stuck in the net

Steven Gerrard contests a ball with Junior

Despite a number of high-profile omissions, Steven Gerrard retains his place and captains Liverpool against the Brazilians

Mineiro scores with confidence and then celebrates with Amoroso

With chances falling to both sides, it is Sao Paulo who capitalise first when Mineiro gets behind the defence to score

Amoroso squeezes a shot past defender Jamie Carragher

Former Dortmund striker Amoroso gets another shot in but it is by no means one-way traffic as Liverpool go close themselves

Danilo attempts to tackle Stephen Warnock

Stephen Warnock is one of those promoted to Liverpool's starting line-up and holds off Danilo as the half ends 1-0

Lugano receives a booking for his challenge Gerrard

Gerrard makes an early second-half surge down the right but is hacked down by Lugano just as he looks to get clear

Xabi Alonso holds off Josue

Liverpool dominate more and more but even with the creative talents of Xabi Alonso they find it hard to forge an equaliser

Australian winger Harry Kewell tries to get past Mineiro

Harry Kewell shows some flashes of his old brilliance as the corner and shot count rise massively in the Reds' favour

Sao Paulo's players celebrate their win in Yokohama

Despite their pressure, Liverpool fail to find a goal and Sao Paulo hold on to win the Club World Championship title




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