Ruben Dias has backed Manchester City to take out their Champions League pain in Paris on title rivals Liverpool.
Pep Guardola's men have been left licking their wounds following Tuesday night's 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint Germain in the French capital.
Lionel Messi's first goal for PSG helped inspire the French giants to an impressive triumph that saw City drop down to third in Group A.
The Premier League champions must now dust themselves down and look to bounce back when they travel to Anfield for another crunch showdown on Sunday.
Dias reckons City have nothing to be ashamed of following the loss to PSG – and that his side will show their bottle against Jurgen Klopp's team.
The Portugal international said: "Essentially it was a frustrating match for us, because the team was there. We created chances, the team were good against a tough opponent.
"We all know that. The two top teams playing against each other. Essentially I think it was a matter of us not finishing what we created.
"But It affects nothing. We know what we are capable of and we know our identity. We know what we need to do at Anfield to win.
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"It is a loss and we are frustrated, but that is the good habit of being a top team. Obviously we will take it, but in no time will be there again.
"Now, the major focus is on Sunday's game at Anfield and – that is where all our energy will be."
Dias admits City left Paris feeling low because the ultimate goal is to win all the time and the defender added: "If you want to be number one, you need to play against some of the best.
"It is always challenging and it is always good to be able to prove yourself to yourself. As a team obviously it is always special to play these games.
"We are disappointed because we demand everything we can from ourselves, individually and collectively. If we don't take a win we will never be satisfied, even though we have played a good game and we were there.
"We know that in the ultimate instant what matters is winning. That is what we want. Even though there are many good things to take, we go home upset because we like only one thing – and that is to win."
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