Mo Salah has performed an important function in Liverpool’s quick begin to the season, which has Jurgen Klopp’s facet second within the Premier League and undefeated to date.
The Egyptian ahead has seven objectives in eight matches — joint high of the scoring charts with Leicester’s Jamie Vardy — and is enjoying maybe one of the best soccer of his profession.
Salah’s great individual goal against Watford final weekend encapsulated the present run of kind he’s having fun with.
Taking part in alongside him in Liverpool’s entrance line are Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane, the latter of who scored his one hundredth Premier League aim within the rout of Watford.
Although that trio could have an argument to be among the many greatest attacking traces in soccer, Liverpool’s protection nonetheless supplies some trigger for concern — although definitely to not the identical extent as Manchester United’s.
Liverpool has managed one clear sheet in its earlier 5 matches and conceded eight objectives in that point, with talismanic defender Virgil Van Dijk but to hit the identical heights he did earlier than his knee damage.
Nevertheless, Liverpool has usually completed an excellent job of retaining Cristiano Ronaldo quiet when it has come up towards the Portuguese celebrity — although that hasn’t essentially resulted in wins.
Ronaldo has performed Liverpool on 12 events all through his profession and has scored simply three objectives. Nevertheless, he has come out victorious on eight events.
Liverpool continued its good kind with a midweek win away to Atlético Madrid within the Champions League, which you’ll learn extra about here.