A resolute defensive display amid high hostility in the Stadio Delle Alpi secures a place in the last four of the Champions League at Juve's expense and confirms our return as a European super power.
On an emotional night at Anfield the Reds show their Euro pedigree by overwhelming the formidable Italian giants Juventus with a scintillating first half show.
In what was billed as the most important Merseyside derby clash for years Liverpool deservedly run out 2-1 winners on a memorable afternoon at Anfield.
Liverpool progress comfortably into the last eight of the European Cup and the travelling fans in Leverkusen celebrate in style with a rousing rendition of a Status Quo classic following a late consolation goal by the Germans.
Fernando Morientes joins the Benitles from Real Madrid in January 2005.
Liverpool fans paid homage to Rafa by parading a giant framed picture of him through the streets of Cardiff prior to the Carling Cup Final defeat against Chelsea.
A stunning second half v Olympiacos at Anfield keeps our Champions League hopes alive as we run out 3-1 winners to qualify for the last 16.
Rafa joins the fans in a Cologne pub before a CL qualifier
A young Liverpool side reach the semi-final of the Carling Cup after beating Tottenham's first team on penalties in December 2004.
Neil Mellor scores a dramatic last-gap winner v Arsenal at Anfield in November 2004.
Record signing Djibril Cisse is ruled-out for the season after breaking his ankle at Blackburn in October 2004.
Liverpool come back from 2-0 down to beat Fulham 4-2 in a Xabi Alonso inspired classic second half comeback for Rafa's first away win in Premiership
Spanish stars Xabi Alonso and Luis Garcia join the Rafalution in August 2004.
Record signing Djibril Cisse scores on his Premiership debut against Tottenham at White Hart Lane.
Michael Owen leaves his boyhood team Liverpool for a new career in Spain with Real Madrid, in August 2004.
Steven Gerrard commits his future to Liverpool in the summer of 2004.
The day Rafael Benitez checks in at Anfield to take up the reigns as Liverpool manager.
The Reds return home with the Champions League trophy and show it off around the streets of Liverpool
Watch 10 of the best Liverpool goals from the Premiership during the 2004-05 season.
Watch all the goals from this seasons UEFA Champions League games as Liverpool move to within 90 minutes of glory.