Salah Thunderbolt Secures Premier League Summit For Liverpool
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah scored a wonder goal for his team in the 2-0 win over long-term nemesis Chelsea thus propelling the Reds to the top of the Premier League table.
The Merseysiders needed to beat top-four chasers, Chelsea, to end the weekend at the Premier League summit and the goal from Salah was instrumental to the win recorded by the Reds.
West London giants Chelsea were hoping to put spanner in the works of the Premier League title challenge just like they did five years ago when they derailed the Reds’ title bid with a 2-0 away win at Anfield during the 2013/14 season.
The game is famous for the unfortunate slip from then Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard which led to the opening goal from Demba Ba just before the halftime interval.
Willian added a second goal for Chelsea in added time.
Fast forward to five years, Chelsea were able to frustrate Liverpool for the majority of the first half which ended in a goalless draw.
Liverpool upped the tempo in the second half and they were rightly rewarded with two goals in two minutes.
Senegalese international Sadio Mane opened the scoring with six second-half minutes gone before Salah scored a thunderbolt of a goal to double the Reds’ lead.
His strike is a contender for goals this season.
The goals of Salah have been crucial to the Reds who held on for the points to take them to the top of the Premier League table.