Having enjoyed what looked like a momentary return to form last week Liverpool‘s recent lackadaisical recent displays were back last night at Anfield as the Reds succumbed 1-0 to Brighton.

The false dawn of back-to-back wins was a distant memory as Jurgen Klopp’s side strived to find a spark against their resolute visitors.

Half-chances were about as good as things got for the reigning Premier League champions as the tiredness and lack of intensity which have been emblematic of recent home performances reared once more.

Prior to the match, Klopp’s selection was further decimated by absentees as number one goalkeeper Alisson Becker missed the clash with illness, adding to the lengthy list of missing stars.

Liverpool will need to improve dramatically if they are going to stand any chance against recent title rivals Manchester City on Sunday.

Here’s how we rated the Reds from a forgettable night at Anfield…