Salah reaches 100 EPL goals


Mohammed Salah has hit 100 Premier League goals.

Salah helped the Reds to a 3-0 victory against Leeds United on Sunday.

Liverpool kept pace with the Premier League’s leading pack as Salah’s 100th English top-flight goal helped them collect maximum points at Elland Road.

The game was somewhat marred, though, by a dislocated ankle to teenage midfielder Harvey Elliott, who was stretched off following a dangerous looking sliding challenge from Pascal Struijk that ultimately saw the Leeds player sent off.

It took 20 minutes for the visitors to take the lead with Salah perfectly placed to tap in Trent Alexander-Arnold’s low cross into the box.

Five minutes into the second half, Fabinho bundled home the second following a corner by Alexander-Arnold.

Sadio Mane had missed a number of chances in the game, but made absolutely certain of the points with a low finish into the far post in injury time.

Leeds had their chances too, with Rodrigo firing the best of them straight at Alisson with the game still goalless.

Going into their next few games, Leeds will have to deal with a shortage of numbers in central defence, with Struijk banned and Diego Llorente limping off in the first half to join Robin Koch on the treatment table.

With this victory, Jurgen Klopp’s side moved to 10 points, level at the top, but with a lower number of goals scored than Manchester United and equal with Chelsea.

They have extended the division’s longest unbeaten run to 14 and won eight of their last nine away games, including each of the previous five.

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By Prince Sobayeni