Liverpool star forward, Mohamed Salah has matched the record of scoring in 21 Premier League games in a season in the Crystal Palace Vs Liverpool game played today. The record held by Cristiano Ronaldo and Robin Van-Persie and he is the third person to do so since 1992.
The Egyptian hit this feat after scoring the winner in Liverpool’s 2-1 comeback win against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Ronaldo managed the feat in 2007-08, as Manchester United romped to the Premier League title. The Portugal international, once the most expensive footballer in the world, scored a total of 31 times, with Sir Alex Ferguson’s men beating Chelsea to the league trophy.
Van Persie also achieved the feat whilst at United, netting 26 times as United again won the title, in Sir Alex Ferguson’s final season, with a gap of 11 points to nearest rivals Manchester City.
Salah will surely end the season without a Premier League winners’ medal around his neck, with Pep Guardiola’s City just two games away from being crowned champions.
However, he may well end up with the Golden Boot on his mantle, as he currently sits five goals ahead of Tottenham’s Harry Kane in the top scorer race.
The Egypt international’s stock at Anfield continues to rise, following an electric debut season thus far. He’s so popular in his home country that some people voted for him to become their new president.
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