Jurgen Klopp has stated that Liverpool were made to pay the price for their lacklustre display, as they lost a 3-0 lead to draw against Sevilla.
The English side raced to a three goal lead in the first thirty minutes, with a brace from Firmino and a Mane goal.
However, Liverpool fell apart in the second half, with Sevilla restoring parity via a brace from Ben Yedder and a Pizarro strike.
Alberto Moreno was Liverpool’s bane, giving away a penalty and a free kick, but Klopp would not blame him.
“It’s obvious, we played a very good first half and we stopped playing football in the second half,” he told BT Sport.
“We didn’t play until we conceded the second goal, after that we improved and had a couple of chances, but they got the equaliser.
“When you’re the winning team you should avoid this first of all, it was absolutely OK that we were confident after that first half.
“Then we were in two situations too late, not only Alberto but the whole formation. They had the free-kick and then the penalty. But the real problem is that we stopped playing football.
“We could’ve closed the game. Our main mistake was that we didn’t play football anymore. We got passive and a little too deep.”