PHOTOS: Balotelli looks downhearted in training after Madrid loss

Balotelli In Italy Kit

We compile the best photos from Liverpool's training session today.

Liverpool's Mario Balotelli appeared to cut a downhearted figure in training today, after his latest poor performance.

The Italian was hooked off by Brendan Rodgers at half-time in Liverpool's Champions League match against Real Madrid, after another uninspiring display.

Balotelli struggled to have any impact up-front as the Reds crashed to a 3-0 defeat in-front of their own supporters.

It has been a disappointing time for Balotelli since moving to Anfield and even his ultra-confident attitude didn't seem to be showing in training today.

The 24-year-old is under intense pressure to start performing for his new club, after a string of dire displays so far and the signs are that it may be getting to him.

The rest of the Liverpool squad, too, would no doubt have been hurting as they trained today after losing to Madrid.

The game had been built up at Anfield, but they were thoroughly outclassed during the match and never really got near to their opponents.

It was another poor display for the side in what has been a deflating start and they will be looking to bounce back against Hull City this weekend.

Here are the best of the photos from Liverpool's training session today.

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