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Mohamed Salah sets new Liverpool record with 100th Premier League goal

Mohamed Salah put Liverpool 2-1 up against Brentford with his 100th goal for the Reds in the Premier League, although the Egyptian will have been disappointed to see his side draw

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Mohamed Salah became the fastest player to reach 100 Premier League goals for Liverpool as he calmly put the Reds in front against Brentford.

Salah collected Fabinho’s pinpoint diagonal pass and finished beyond David Raya to reach a century of top-flight goals for the Reds in just 151 appearances.

The strike also marked the Egyptian’s 131st goal for Liverpool in 210 matches in all competitions, taking him to 10th in the club’s all-time top scorer charts.

Salah is the third-fastest player to reach 100 league goals for Liverpool behind Roger Hunt and Jack Parkinson, who took 148 games and 149 games respectively to achieve the feat.



Mohamed Salah put Liverpool ahead against Brentford with his 100th Premier League goal for the club




But the 29-year-old is the fastest player to score all of those goals in the top flight, as Anfield legends Hunt and Parkinson netted some of their first 100 goals for the club in the Second Division.

Salah’s deft touch put Liverpool 2-1 up against Brentford after Diogo Jota cancelled out Ethan Pinnock’s opener in the first half.

Unfortunately for the former Chelsea and Roma star, his landmark day was tarnished as the Reds were unable to collect all three points.









Vitaly Janelt brought Brentford back on level terms shortly after the hour mark before Curtis Jones rifled the visitors in front once again.

Salah had a golden chance to grab his second and put Liverpool 4-2 up but was only able to nudge over the bar. He was made to rue his miss as Yoane Wissa equalised for the Bees in the closing stages.

Nonetheless, Salah can be hugely proud of his achievements since joining Liverpool for £34million in 2017, which include winning the Champions League and Premier League as well as two Golden Boots.

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Reds manager Jurgen Klopp compared Salah to his former player Robert Lewandowski earlier this week, with the Bayern Munich star considered one of the greatest goalscorers of a generation.

“Mo Salah is absolutely up there with him (Lewandowski) – there’s no doubt about that,” said Klopp.

“Mo is a goal machine, definitely. His professionalism is absolutely second to none. He does absolutely everything to be always fit, to stay always on track – first in, last out, all these kind of things. So, that’s Mo.







“On top of that, apart from his technical skill set and all these kind of things, he’s desperate to score goals and that’s helpful as well. That’s exactly the same like it is with Lewi, and that’s good, very helpful.

“Whatever you do on the pitch, whatever you create, whatever you initiate, you need somebody who brings the ball over the line or in the back of the net – and Mo is absolutely there with the best I ever saw, he knows that. The numbers he has are insane.

“I’m obviously blessed to work with some good players during my career.”

Klopp will hope Salah’s latest heroics for Liverpool will convince him to sign a new contract at Liverpool amid ongoing negotiations between the two parties.


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