Salah brace creates Liverpool history
Salah brace creates Liverpool historical past
Egypt sharpshooter Mohamed Salah created Liverpool historical past when he scored twice in a Three-Zero English Premier League rout of Southampton on the weekend.The brace took his purpose haul to 9 after 12 matches of a league season, bettering the eight of Robbie Fowler from the identical variety of video games.
Salah is amongst 30 contenders for the African Footballer of the Year award that was final gained by an Egyptian 34 years in the past.
MOHAMED SALAH (Liverpool)
The livewire 25-year-old proved he is among the buys of the season, scoring a double in a straightforward Liverpool win. Two tremendous first-half strikes made it 14 targets in all competitions this season.
OUMAR NIASSE (Everton)
Niasse will not be on the identical stage as Romelu Lukaku, however offers his all and a 2-2 draw at Crystal Palace mirrored that dedication. With Everton behind within the first minute, Niasse gained a penalty 5 minutes later which Leighton Baines transformed and the 27-year-old Senegalese striker scored to seize some extent for Everton after Palace had gone forward once more.
WILFRIED ZAHA (Crystal Palace)
The skilful Ivory Coast star has added a innovative to Palace in entrance of purpose since his return and he struck once more for the Eagles to revive their one-goal benefit in opposition to Everton just for Niasse to seize a share of the factors.
CHEICK DOUKOURE (Levante)
Ivorian midfielder Doukoure paid tribute to migrants being bought as slaves in Libya after scoring his first La Liga purpose for Levante in a 2-Zero win at Las Palmas. “All my thoughts are with the slaves in Lybia #stopslavery,” Doukoure tweeted alongside photos of a cross-armed celebration following his second-half header to open the scoring.
KWADWO ASAMOAH (Juventus)
Sloppy defending by Ghanaian Asamoah allowed Sampdoria go three targets up as champions Juventus fell to simply their second Serie A defeat, a Three-2 loss, to drop to 3rd — 4 factors behind leaders Napoli. Asamoah was concerned within the mix-up which allowed Colombian Duvan Zapata open the scoring for Sampdoria after 52 minutes.
CHADRAC AKOLO (VfB Stuttgart)
The Democratic Republic of Congo midfielder profited from a mix-up between defender Marc Bartra and goalkeeper Roman Burki to attain in Stuttgart’s 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund. Bartra handed again to Burki, who did not lure the ball and it rolled into Akolo’s path, permitting the midfielder to fireplace house.
PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG (Borussia Dortmund)
The Gabon striker was suspended for disciplinary causes by Dortmund for the defeat at Stuttgart. The star striker, who has failed to attain in his final 5 video games, stated he was baffled by the suspension and Dortmund have stayed tight-lipped. Magazine Kicker claims Aubameyang was late for coaching and did not get permission to carry a video shoot at Dortmund’s coaching floor final Wednesday. He will probably be recalled to the squad for this week’s Champions League conflict in opposition to Tottenham.
KEVIN-PRINCE BOATENG (Eintracht Frankfurt)
The Ghana midfielder scored with a spectacular shot when he snapped up a free cross and hit the again of the web from simply exterior the realm in a 1-1 draw at Hoffenheim for his second league purpose this season.
SERGE GAKPE (Amiens)
The Togolese ahead struck his first purpose of the season in a 1-1 draw at house to champions Monaco. Gakpe broke in behind the defence earlier than drilling low into the nook within the 31st minute as promoted Amiens picked up an essential level whereas denting Monaco’s hopes of retaining their title.