While the Egyptian was in Liverpool, he reached the Uruguayan player records
Saturday February 24, Liverpool team, led by German Jurgen Klopp, thrashed West Ham with a score of 4 goals to 1. Thus, the team is in third place in the Premier League, two points below the Manchester United, which is led by Jose Mourinho.
The Reds, who came from beating Porto, with a score of 0 for 5 goals, in the first round of the Champions League, did not have to play their best soccer for thrashing David Moyes’ team.
The match was led by Emre Can in the first half, but in the second half was when the Klopp attack trident entered the game for thrashing West Ham. Salah, Firmino, and Mané confirmed their dominance in Europe and their goals increased to 66 in all competitions. Only the attacking of the PSG (Cavani-Neymar-Mbappé) trio recorded higher figures (74).
An Egyptian for the Golden European Boot
The star of the day was Mohamed Salah, Egyptian footballer that marked the 2-0. With these goals, Salah reached 23 annotations in the Premier League, just one goal away from English striker Harry Kane (Tottenham) and the Uruguayan Edinson Cavani (PSG) in Ligue 1. Salah is following the golden ball from a very close perspective, and he could be the great revelation.
This year, the fight for being the best striker in the world will be much contested. Kane and Cavani lead the race with 24 points, then, comes the Egyptian and the Italian Lazio Ciro Inmobile. In the fifth position, there is Sergio "El Kun" Aguero with 22 goals. Nor should we forget Lewandowski, Messi, or Neymar, who are not too far away from these annotations.
¿Is Salah better than Luis Suarez?
Mohamed Salah has achieved 31 goals in all competitions, while Firmino, which also marked in the match, has 22. Meanwhile, Sane closed the scoring at Anfield and he reached 13 goals. Of the three fantastic, the Nagrig born in Egypt, seems to be the one writing history.
Luis Suarez, the last great idol of the fans in Anfield, scored 31 goals in 37 games during his last season with Liverpool. This is the best score of Suarez, and Mohamed Salah equalized these same results with his goal in the win against West Ham. In addition, the Egyptian provided twelve assists in 37 games played for the club.
Moreover, Suarez, who could lost the start of the season due to the sanction for Ivanovic’s bite, repeated in the scoring figure. However, the Uruguayan dished 24 assists, twice the times that the former player of Roma and Chelsea did. Salah has still season ahead to play, so it is almost certain that the player will achieve to break all odds.
Besides the Golden Boot in Europe, Mohamed Salah also has in his sights the top scorer of the English league. Currently, the Egyptian is 1 goal away from Harry Kane in the scoring table.
Latin American Post | Daniel Ramírez Pérez
Translated from “Fútbol: ¿Salah es mejor qué Luis Suarez?”