Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praised Mario Balotelli for "working hard and doing his best."
Brendan Rodgers conceded his team has been hit by the departure of prolific striker Luis Suarez.
Only one out of the six teams that played in the European fixtures claimed a domestic victory at the weekend.
Liverpool is still licking its wounds after going down 3-1 against West Ham United.
Liverpool were held to a 3-3 away draw at Crystal Palace on Monday night.
Thousands of people attended the memorial which marked 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster.