Liverpool's Mohamed Salah scored Friday his goal number 50 in the Premier League.
With the goal, he became the fastest player in Liverpool history to reach 50 goals in the domestic tournament. It took him 69 matches.
But the goal had to wait long. Salah had by Friday not scored since Liverpool 9. February beat Bournemouth 3-0.
Therefore, it was a relieved Saleh, who after a great sololøb from the center circle was put the ball in the box in the most beautiful way to 2-1 and sent Liverpool on vinderkurs.
- As a striker you have to score goals. I always think of that score.
- It is my goal number 50 for Liverpool in the Premier League, so it is special. I'm really happy to score a goal and help the team. It is the most important thing for me, " says Salah to Sky Sports.
The long scoringspause have otherwise led many to criticize the egyptian striker, but Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has never doubted its star.
- There has never been any doubt from my side that he is a great player. It was a super target, a super race, a fantastic ending.
- As the attacker you have the chances, and each attacker is a man, who has good moments and less good moments. But he is pretty consistent. The psychological pressure is always there, but he always retains the calm, says Klopp to Sky Sports.
With the victory Friday crawls Liverpool up at the top of the Premier League with two points down to Manchester City, who have played a match fewer.
Mohamed Salah should use the 69 matches to reach 50 scores. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
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