Club World Cup Final : Liverpool v Sao Paolo team news

Liverpool v Sao Paolo

Liverpool’s team for this morning’s Fifa Club World Cup Final sees Rafa Benitez make five changes to his semi-final side.

Steve Finnan has got over his jetlag and returns in place of Josemi at right-back. Steve Warnock gets the other full-back birth at the expense of Djimi Traore. Both the strikers from Thursday are on the bench, Cisse and Crouch making way for Morientes and Garcia. Harry Kewell is given the chance he’s been waiting for to make up for his Champions League final disappointment when injury cut his game short, Riise makes way.

Just one change for Sao Paolo – in defence, Fabio Santos is replaced by Fabao.

Liverpool: Reina, Finnan, Hyypia, Carragher, Warnock, Gerrard, Sissoko, Alonso, Kewell, Garcia, Morientes.
Subs: Dudek, Carson, Riise, Cisse, Pongolle, Crouch, Josemi, Traore, Hamann

Sao Paolo: Rogerio, Cicinho, Fabio Santos, Edcarlos, Lugano, Junior, Mineiro, Josue, Danilo, Amoroso, Aloisio.
Subs: Grafite, Christian, Alex, Denilson, Fabao, Renan, Donizeti Flavio, Thiago, Richarlyson, Souza, Bosco, Roberto Flavio.

Kick-off 10.20am GMT