Salah writes the history of the “Premier League” on “Al Arabi”

On a historic night in which the Egyptian international Mohamed Salah has beaten many record thanks to his “hat-trick”, Liverpool achieved their biggest win in the stronghold of their eternal rival, Manchester United, after humiliating them 5-0 at “Old Trafford” in the ninth leg of the English Premier League yesterday, Sunday, for to put in play the fate of the Norwegian coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Salah became the first player in Premier League history to score a hat-trick at Old Trafford and the first player in Liverpool history to score in three consecutive away games against United.

The guests opened the scoring in the fifth minute with the Guinean Naby Keita, and the Portuguese Diogo Jota added the doubling (13), before Salah’s hat-trick (38, 45 + 5 and 50). And the landowners’ ordeal has increased after fighting in the last half hour with ten players to eject French substitute Paul Pogba.

Liverpool maintained their unbeaten run in championship for the nineteenth consecutive game in a streak that began in April last season, bringing his score to 21 points in the runner-up behind Chelsea (22), while United failed to win for the fourth game in a row in championship (three defeats and one draw). ) to freeze his score at 14 points in seventh place.

Best African scorer

“I think it’s great to win 5-0 here,” Salah said after the win. We knew before the game that it would be difficult if we didn’t impose our style … We tried to play between the lines to create more chances. We did it and we were lucky to score. “As for his performance,” I am very happy to score goals and I am also happy to play the role of attacking midfielder. As long as the team is winning, I’m happy to give my all for the team ”.

Solskjaer, who took over the leadership of United in December 2018, succeeding Jose Mourinho, failed to beat his German counterpart Jurgen Klopp in championship for the sixth game (three draws and the same defeat). Salah, who became the first Liverpool player to score for the tenth consecutive game, also made history with another statistic and was unique, thanks to his triple, to the top scorer of African players in Premier League, raising his score to 107 goals, ahead of Chelsea legend Didier Drogba (104).

This was the player’s first triple at Old Trafford after Brazilian Ronaldo with Real Madrid in Champions League in 2003.

Salah raised his score to ten goals in league top scorer, three behind Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy, and 15 goals in 12 matches in various competitions in this season.

As for Liverpool, they took their third win on Tuesday in Champions League in this season to keep the full score, beating Atletico Madrid 3-2 in the last home thanks to Salah, who scored two goals for him.

Salah’s first hit since 1992

Salah became the first player to make a hat-trick at Old Trafford in the “Premier League” (the new look of the league which was established in February 1992), after the last of them in the English league was Dennis Bailey, player of Queens Park Rangers (January 1, 1992).

United thought they had scored the goal to narrow the difference thanks to Ronaldo, who penetrated from the left and manipulated the defense before shooting to Becker’s left, but was disallowed after the VAR referee.

The troubles for United were aggravated with the direct dismissal of Pogba after a foot intervention on Keita, knowing that the referee had declared the beginning of the yellow before changing his opinion after invoking the “VAR”.

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