The Egyptian international striker Mohamed Salah became the first player in Liverpool’s history to score in nine consecutive matches at Anfield, according to the “Opta” statistics network, with his opener against Brentford becoming his 100th goal for Liverpool at Anfield.
Salah scored four distinguished figures to lead his team, Liverpool FC, to a difficult and valuable victory at the expense of its guest, Brentford with a clean goal, on Saturday, in the 35th round of the English Premier League.
Salah scored the only goal of the match in the 13th minute, following a pass from his teammate Virgil van Dijk.
100 – Mohamed Salah has become the first player in @LFC history to score in nine consecutive home appearances in all competitions, while his opener against Brentford was his 100th goal for the Reds at Anfield. Kopite. #LIVBRE
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) May 6, 2023
The “Squawka” statistics network indicated that Salah raised his score to 30 goals in all competitions this season, for the fourth time in six seasons with Liverpool.
Salah also equaled Stephen Gerrard, the former captain and star of Liverpool FC, who ranked fifth in the list of Liverpool scorers throughout history, with 186 goals.
Thanks to Saturday’s victory, Liverpool continued its awakening in the final meters of the season, as it achieved its sixth consecutive victory, raising its score to 62 points in fifth place.
The Reds are only one point away from rivals Manchester United, who are in fourth place, the last places to qualify for the Champions League next season, noting that Manchester United has two postponed matches.