The Egyptian’s conclusive strike – running from his very own half to score with 10 minutes left as Liverpool fought against eminent loss to win 3-1 at Southampton – was tremendously essential for the title race. It returns the Reds above Manchester City, but having played one diversion more.
In any case, the goal additionally had importance for another reason.
It was Salah’s 50th strike for Liverpool in the Premier League, turning into the snappiest Anfield player to achieve that milestone, taking the record recently held by Fernando Torres.
After the match, Salah disclosed to Sky Sports:
“I imagine that is goal number 50 for Liverpool in the Premier League with the goal that’s exceptional – and after nine diversions [without one], yet Henderson scored I think without precedent for perhaps 30 amusements so we are both glad.
“Not in the least [I didn’t consider passing], as a striker I have to score, I am thinking to score. Perhaps in the event that somebody is in a betterposition I can think however I just took my choice to shoot and I scored so I’m exceptionally glad about it.”
Last season Salah scored 32 top-flight objectives in a remarkable presentation crusade that controlled Liverpool to the Champions League last.
LIVERPOOL STARS TO REACH 50 PL GOALS
1. Mohamed Salah (69 applications)
2. Fernando Torres (72 applications)
3. Luis Suarez (86 applications)
4. Robbie Fowler (88 applications)