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Six Records Salah Has Matched/Broken This Season

Six Records Liverpool's Mohamed Salah Has Matched/Broken This Season

By David Kappel - Apr 13, 2018 06:16 PM @kappilinho

With African superstar Mohamed Salah having become the first ever player to win the Premier League Player of the Month award thrice in a single season, here are six superb records the Egyptian has matched or broken in 2017/18.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see which records Salah has matched or broken this season.

Salah retained the award after scoring six goals, including four against Watford, in just four games in March, and it is his third EPL Player of the Month accolade after winning the award in November and February.

"I feel good to win it again, we had good results in the month so that's the most important thing," he told the Premier League's official website.

Salah currently sits on 30 league goals, one more than Lionel Messi, and could become the first African to lift the European Golden Shoe.

The next milestone the Egyptian is aiming for is the record for the most goals in a 38-match PL season, jointly held by Alan Shearer (1995/96), Cristiano Ronaldo (2007/08) and Luis Suarez (2013/14), with 31 strikes apiece.

"I'm very proud to see myself fighting to break the (goalscoring) record for the Premier League," Salah added.

"I'm thinking about each game. That's my target, I want to score, I want to help the team to win again.

"It's still five games to go, there's a big chance, let's see."

In addition to his Player of the Month exploits, Salah is also the highest scoring Egyptian in Premier League history, and broke Fernando Torres' Liverpool record for the player with the most goals in a debut season for the club.

He became the African record scorer in a single EPL campaign after breaking Didier Drogba's record of 29 goals on the weekend.

Read: Messi Climbs Back To Top Of Golden Shoe Table

Salah's superb run of form is also evident in the UEFA Champions League, where he equalled Samuel Eto'o's record for the most goals by an African in a single campaign, and became the first Egyptian to reach the semi-finals.

For a more in-depth overview on the Liverpool superstar, read our feature about Salah and his chances in the European Golden Shoe race in this week's edition of Soccer Laduma, issue 1068.


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Tabali Joined: 15 Feb 2010
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Tabali Apr 15, 2018 06:39 AM
He is performing week in week out,i never saw him being cautioned by the referee. He is always smart and his celebrations are just normal
vijjox Joined: 20 May 2015
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vijjox Apr 14, 2018 08:07 AM
If he wins ucl he's gonna win baloon d ore
tshasa_wa_lePirates Joined: 07 Oct 2012
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tshasa_wa_lePirates Apr 14, 2018 07:50 AM
There's still a chance for him to break EPL record, win UCL.. My question is what if he beats Messi on the Pichchi and wins the UCL.. Will the world do the right thing and give him World Footballer of the year?
Reason85 Joined: 19 May 2017
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Reason85 Apr 14, 2018 04:01 AM
He is the man of the moment
clemz7 Joined: 29 Dec 2013
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clemz7 Apr 13, 2018 10:09 PM
I wish this boy can lift top goal scorer n Champions league with his team
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MSANDROTIC Apr 13, 2018 10:01 PM
Congratulations to him
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Michaeltshigama Apr 13, 2018 09:46 PM
He'll win a golden boot award
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Faysal Apr 13, 2018 08:21 PM
And he is gone beat the goat with the golden boot
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