09/30/2021 at 3:30 PM CEST
Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah scored a double in the 1-5 away win against Porto on matchday two of the Champions League group stage. Jürgen Klopp’s men did not shake their pulse and they did not fail: they add six points out of six possible and remain at the top of group B. The double game against Atlético de Madrid will mark the aspirations of both in the competition.
The Egyptian, who is one of the most decisive players of this Liverpool, He has reached thirty goalscorer in the Champions League: he has a total of 35 goals and is already the second highest African goalscorer in this competition ahead of Samuel Eto’o (30) and is only nine goals away from hunting Didier Drogba, which leads with a total of 44.
30 – Mohamed Salah has become only the third African player to score 30 or more goals in the UEFA Champions League, after Didier Drogba (44) and Samuel Eto’o (30). King. pic.twitter.com/UdkULTkZ6e
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The former AS Roma player has undergone a total metamorphosis with Jürgen Klopp at Anfield. The German coach has brought him closer to the definition and the Egyptian is already one of Liverpool’s most historic players: he has 133 goals and 49 assists in 211 official matches.
Regain the level of yesteryear
Liverpool 2021/22 has nothing to do with last season’s. With a large number of absences during the course and a level of play far from its best version, the British were far from the fight for the titles despite being champion of the Champions League in 2019 and the Premier League in 2020. The individuals did not shine and the team showed its most apathetic and vulnerable face.
For the start of this new campaign, the reds They have shown that the team and the players continue to function: they have completed the Champions League and face the important game against Manchester City as leaders of the English league. Liverpool Jürgen Klopp returns to terrorize in European football and they want to beat the favorites Bayern, Chelsea or PSG, among others.