At the Borg El Arab Stadium Friday night, Egypt defeated Niger 3-0 with the help of two goals from Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah, who started
With Liverpool, the 30-year-old has had a challenging start to the new Premier League season. He has only scored twice in the league thus far, and this season he hasn’t quite been the same player.
Salah proved last night that he is still deadly in front of goal.
After Mo Salah scored two goals for Egypt last night, Jose Enrique reacted.
During this international break, Egypt called Salah up for friendlies against Niger and Liberia.
The Liverpool superstar started on the right wing, where he typically plays, and despite not being at his very best, he still managed to score twice against a very weak Niger team.
Salah picked up the ball inside the box shortly before the half and scored the first goal past Mahamadou Tandja Djibrilla Kassali Djibo.
Ten minutes into the second half, Mostafa Mohamed extended Egypt’s advantage, and 12 minutes later, Salah made it 3-0 from the penalty spot after the hosts were given a penalty.
Salah’s goal has delighted Liverpool supporters, and according to Jose Enrique, “their main guy is back.”
The main man is back, he posted on his Instagram story beside an image of the Egyptian. Today’s goal versus Niger was two.”
Liverpool’s season has gotten off to a stunning start.
The Reds are now in eighth in the league standings, nine points behind league leaders Arsenal and eight behind Manchester City. They have won just three of their first eight games overall.
To have any hope of contending for the Premier League crown, Jurgen Klopp’s team must recover as swiftly as possible, and Salah will need to step up.
He should feel quite confident after scoring twice last night, and Liverpool supporters will be hoping he can resume his goal-scoring form after the break.