Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum felt that his team received a "reality check" in their defeat in the Champions League against Napoli on Wednesday.
A goal in the 90th minute of Lorenzo Insigne helped the Serie A side to a deserved win over Liverpool in Group C.
The result extended Liverpool's winless race to three games, and the club The Premier League failed to record a target shot in a Champions League game for the first time since February 2006.
Wijnaldum said that Napoli deserved his victory, urging his team to learn from its screen below the pair.
"You're always disappointed when you lose a game, we did not play well and they deserved to win, they had a good chance before the game," he told the club's website.
"They were calmer than us with the ball, they defended well and prevented us from creating opportunities It was not a good day for us They deserved to win
" It's a good game to learn. That's what we're going to do, let's analyze the game and see what we can do better.
"We know what we can bring, we still have confidence, but this was a reality check of how" We should not go. It is a good lesson to improve. We have to take it as a lesson and then continue. "
Manchester City host Manchester City in a Premier League showdown on Sunday.