Egyptian football star Mohamed Salah continued to practice his career and led Liverpool to a new English Premier League win by beating Bournemouth 3-0 on the 34th day of the competition, United.
■ Top scorers in the Premier League with 30 goals, five goals behind Tottenham Hotspur goalscorer Harry Kane.
■ Liverpool legend Ian Rush scored 40 goals in the 1986-87 season.
■ Get closer to the equivalent of the greatest score scored by any player with an English team in various competitions (Ronaldo 42 goals).
■ He became the most African player in the history of the English Premier League scoring goals (30 goals), beating Ivory Drogba (29 goals).
Liverpool finished the first half for Senegal’s Sadio Mani in the seventh minute, and Salah and Roberto Fermino added the other goals in the 69th and 90th minutes.
Salah lifted his lead to 30 goals, five points behind Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane.
Salah continued to make history with Liverpool, and was the only record holder of a single season in the English Premier League, scoring 30 goals, one goal ahead of the previous record of any African player in the English Premier League, achieved by Ivorian international Former Didier Drogba in the 2009/2010 season when he scored 29 goals for Chelsea.
Salah also played the role of legend Ian Rush, the former Liverpool star who scored 40 goals for Liverpool in the 1986-87 season.
Salah is also close to matching the last-ever score of goals scored by any player with an English team in various competitions, a record for Cristiano Ronaldo in the 2007-2008 season, scoring 42 goals for Manchester United months before moving to Real Madrid.
It was not too late for Liverpool to announce their superiority, with Senegal’s Sadio Mani scoring the lead in the seventh minute.
The goal came after a long long pass, played by Jordan Henderson, Mani met with a header header directly from the center of the penalty area, but the goalkeeper stopped, to prepare for Mani again, where he followed with a shot directly into the goal before the keeper rose. The goal gave Liverpool another push, as the team tried to boost their lead with more goals, but their attempts failed.
Bournemouth’s Nathan Akei received a warning in the 15th minute for toughness with Alex Chamberlain.
Trent Arnold scored the free kick in the 16th minute, and Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic was stingy. Liverpool continued their attempts in the following minutes, and the ball reached Sadio Mani on the edge of the penalty area, but his shot hit a Bournemouth player and went into a corner.
Mani had a shot in the 22nd minute after a pass from Chamberlain, but Mani shot the ball away from the goal. The referee canceled a goal for Bournemouth in the 24th minute for infiltration. Salah took an unmarked pass through Bournemouth’s defender in the 26th minute and cut the ball, then went to the arc and hit the bar, but the ball hit the crossbar slightly. Liverpool’s chances of Bournemouth remained in the first half of the first half, but their players, especially Salah and Mani, were in more than one ball, ending the first half with a 1-0 lead.
Liverpool resumed their offensive attempts in the second half, but again collided with the defensive defense of Bournemouth, who lost 4-0 at home to Liverpool in the first round of the competition this season.
Liverpool missed the required action in the third of the offensive, while Bournemouth’s few offensive skirmishes broke out in midfield.
In a swift counterattack in the 62nd minute, Salah fired from midfield until he reached the arc of the penalty area, but his shot missed the goal. The referee ignored a push from Aki in the back of Salah in the Bournemouth penalty area in the 68th minute, but Salah got the right reward in the next minute and scored a goal of confidence for Liverpool. The goal came after a quick attack and a long pass from the middle of the stadium, played by Trent Arnold, and Salah quickly to grab his head from the center of the area, to pass the ball over the goalkeeper and hugging Bournemouth. Liverpool continued their offensive attempts to strengthen their score, and Salah passed the ball to Sadio Mani, who was sent off from the penalty area but out of the right.
Bournemouth tried to return to the game, but the difference made it impossible for the team to beat Liverpool.
As the two teams prepared for this outcome, Fermino took the third goal in the 90th minute, following a quick attack and a pass from Chamberlain. Fermino could not find it difficult to score the goal, ending Liverpool’s win.