Mignolet wants immediate response to weekend thrashing

Liverpool are eager to put behind the heavy Premier League loss to Manchester City and bounce back during their Champions League game against Sevilla on Wednesday, goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has said.

Manager Juergen Klopp oversaw his heaviest Premier League defeat as 10-man Liverpool were beaten 5-0 at the Etihad, after forward Sadio Mane was sent off for a high challenge on City goalkeeper Ederson in the 37th minute.

Liverpool will return to the Champions League group stages after a three-year absence from the competition and Mignolet said the team were focusing on the positives.

“We have to take the first 20