Liverpool media round-up: Toure on how side can make up for Sion draw, Mignolet rues lack of killer instinct

A selection of the latest stories in the media involving Liverpool Football Club this Friday morning.

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure has said he senses the fans aren't happy with the team after a poor 1-1 draw against Sion in the Europa League.

Adam Lallana opened the scoring for the Reds before they were pegged back by an equaliser from Ebenezer Assifuah as he capitalised on some very poor defending from the home side.

But Toure says they can make up for things this weekend by winning a huge Merseyside derby against Everton at Goodison Park.

The Ivorian told the Liverpool Echo: “It's happened a number of times this season – not being clinical enough and then giving away soft goals. We have to be better at both defending and scoring goals.

“Now we need to focus on Sunday. This is the derby and it's going to be a big, big fight.

“It's a good time for us to get back to winning and give something to our fans."

Goalkeeper Simon Mignolet certainly appeared to echo comments from Toure about killing the game off. Though the performance wasn't the best from the Reds, they still had plenty of opportunities to score the winning goal, but didn't take any of the several opportunities presented to them.

The Belgian also called on the side to bounce back from their disappointing draw in Europe and admitted that they may need to win on the road in order to make up for dropped points at home in the group stages.

Mignolet told the official Liverpool website: "We have to be killers, kill the game off. If you score a second time then they go down and it's very difficult to come back from that.

"But we learn from that and take it into the next few games."

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