Sao Paulo win World Club Champs

Sao Paulo win World Club Champs

YOKOHAMA – Sao Paulo were yesterday crowned world champions after beating Liverpool 1-0, ending the English club’s eight game winning streak and record run of clean sheets.A 27th minute goal from Mineiro put paid to the European champions dream of hoisting the only piece of silverware to elude them in their distinguished 113-year history.

In front of some 70 000 fans on a bitterly cold night, it could have gone either way in a fast and furious match worthy of a World Club Championship final. Liverpool will count themselves unlucky after creating chance after chance without finding the net.It was a classic dogfight by Sao Paulo, who repealed wave after wave of attacks before making a deadly strike.-Nampa-ReutersLiverpool will count themselves unlucky after creating chance after chance without finding the net.It was a classic dogfight by Sao Paulo, who repealed wave after wave of attacks before making a deadly strike.-Nampa-Reuters

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