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After the victory over Napoli, this is what Salah asked his colleagues in Liverpool

Berlin: Egyptian star Mohamed Salah has invited his Liverpool side to focus on English Premier League competitions in the next period and achieve the best possible results in the remaining matches before the start of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Salah scored Liverpool’s first goal in the match that ended in a 2-0 win over Napoli, in Italy, Tuesday evening, in the last sixth round of the Champions League group stage matches. After Liverpool started their European campaign with a defeat against Napoli, yesterday they achieved their fifth consecutive group win, tied with Napoli, with 15 points each. A clear double was not enough for Liverpool to take the top of Group A from Napoli, but the two teams had already qualified for the round of 16 and are aiming to go far in Champions League. Liverpool still suffer from stumbling in Premier League, as it has only achieved four wins, compared to four defeats and four draws so far in Premier League, and lost their last two games to Nottingham Forest and Leeds United. Liverpool, coached by manager Jurgen Klopp, are preparing to meet their host Tottenham next Sunday, then host Southampton the following Saturday, before large numbers of their players join their national teams to participate in the Cup. of the world. Salah will not be among the participants in the World Cup, as the Egyptian team was eliminated from the African qualifiers by their Senegalese counterpart last March, and therefore the goal of the Egyptian star in this season is bringing Liverpool to the crown. Salah was very happy with the victory over Napoli, coached by Luciano Spalletti, and declared in statements to the “BT Sport” channel: “Winning against one of the best teams in the world and one of the best coaches in the world always gives a good feeling, but we have to continue”. “For us it is a good result, I hope it gives us more confidence , now we have to focus on the Premier League and move on. ”Salah revealed that he did not realize he was the one who scored the first goal for Liverpool, as his colleague Darwin Nunez received the ball from a corner and he hit his head hard, then the goalkeeper saved him on the goal line before Salah pushed the ball in net. After Salah pushed the ball in network, asked: “Is it mine?” She added: “Honestly, I didn’t know.” After scoring him in the 85th minute of the match, Salah brought his score to seven goals in Champions League, the top scorer of the competition in this moment. Nunez added Liverpool’s second goal in the closing seconds of the match and Mohamed Salah said: “As a striker, I love to score and Darwin likes to score too, so we’re happy to have scored in the match.” Salah continued: “I think it was an important victory. It gives us more confidence, especially because we played a good match, played well with and without the ball and we were trying to recover the ball quickly ”. He added: “As you can see, we are not doing well in championship, but I hope we can go further and we need to get more victories in league “. After Klopp recently implemented a two striker game plan, he went back to his favorite 3-3-4 method and succeeded. Salah said testing Liverpool’s way of playing” is not my job. , but the coach’s work “, but indicated that he prefers the three-player attacking line, in which he plays on the right wing. Salah said: “Any position in which I feel comfortable with, I am happy with, but I played in this position for five or six years, and I have to say yes, this position is the best for me, but I’m not the coach. “He added:” The coach is the one who decides the tactics and you, as a player, have to follow the leader “. (dpa)


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