When Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah (31) missed the opportunity to score the first goal by missing a penalty kick in the first half
he changed his soccer shoes in the second half and participated in 3 goals (2 goals, 1 assist).
Liverpool won 4-2 after a late battle with Newcastle United in the 20th round of the 2023-2024 English Premier League (EPL) held at Anfield on the 1st (local time).
On this day, Mohamed Salah (right), who formed an attacking triangle with Luis Diaz (left) and Darwin Núñez (center) 카지노사이트랭크
stepped up as a kicker in the penalty kick situation scored by Luis Diaz in the 20th minute of the first half.
However, his left-footed shot went straight at Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka, and the goal was ultimately cancelled.
According to TNT Sports and Reuters, Salah, who failed to score in the first half, changed his soccer shoes after halftime and came out in the 4th minute of the second half
receiving a pass from Darwin Núñez on the right side and scoring with a light right-footed shot from the center of the goal.
For Liverpool, who had an overwhelming advantage in the number of shots fired in the first half with 18-1, it was like a rain at the end of a drought.
In the 33rd minute of the second half, Salah contributed to the team’s 3-1 lead by creating a goal opportunity for Cody Gakpo, who penetrated into the goal from the right side.
And in a penalty kick situation in the 41st minute of the second half when Diogo Jota was awarded a goalkeeper foul, unlike his miss in the first half
he put the wedge in the game with an explosive shot that split the left goalpost.
Salah will be selected to represent Egypt at the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations, which opens in Ivory Coast on the 13th.
He made a great performance by scoring 3 attack points in an important game in the battle for the lead just before being selected.
Local media reported that Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp was not at ease despite the victory today as he was worried about Salah’s future absence.
Salah is the joint leading scorer in the EPL with 14 goals, alongside Manchester City’s Erling Haaland. He also has eight assists
tied for the lead with Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins.
With the win on this day, Liverpool recorded 13 wins, 6 draws, 1 loss, and 45 points for the season
widening the point gap with 2nd place Aston Villa (13 wins, 3 draws, 4 losses, 42 points) to 3.
The point difference between 3rd place Manchester City (12 wins, 4 draws, 3 losses, 40 points) and 4th place Arsenal (12 wins, 4 draws, 4 losses, 40 points)