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Mohamed Salah bounced back from a missed penalty in the first half, scoring two goals and assisting another, leading Jurgen Klopp’s team to a thrilling 4-2 victory over Newcastle at Anfield on New Year’s Day.
Following his stellar performance, Mohamed Salah expressed confidence in Liverpool’s ability to clinch the Premier League title this season, believing his contributions were pivotal in securing the hard-fought win against Newcastle.
His notable recovery from the earlier penalty miss proved crucial as Liverpool’s triumph not only entertained the fans but also positioned them three points top of the league.
What Has Mohamed Salah Said About Liverpool Winning Premier League?
This impressive showing marked Salah’s final appearance for Liverpool before he joins the Egypt national team for the upcoming African Cup of Nations.
Asked about Liverpool’s title chances, he added: “We believe a lot. We need to work hard and express ourselves on the field. If we manage to do that and work hard then we can keep winning.”
Salah expressed satisfaction at not concluding his club responsibilities on a negative tone. He had an opportunity for a penalty kick during the match. However, Newcastle’s goalkeeper, Martin Dubravka, showcased an impressive performance by blocking the first of Salah’s two attempts.
He said: “I missed the pen – I didn’t want to leave with national team with that performance.
“The first one I was confused because the goalkeeper moved, but the second one I did like I did in training.”
Salah initiated the scoring with a straightforward tap-in shortly after the second half began. However, Alexander Isak responded swiftly to level the score. Nevertheless, Liverpool regained momentum with goals from Curtis Jones and Cody Gakpo.
Sven Botman managed to reduce the deficit with another goal. Yet, Salah ensured victory for the hosts, who had an impressive 34 shots on target, following a foul by Dubravka on Diogo Jota.
What Has Jurgen Klopp Said About Liverpool Win Over Newcastle United on Monday?
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said: “Nobody should be really surprised that Mo can change a game. The more goals you have, the more you are used to missing chances and understand what you have to do to keep going and improving, and that was what Mo did.
“It was a super game from start to finish, super high intensity. I loved so many aspects of the game except the goals we conceded.
“It was an unbelievable game with and unbelievable atmosphere.”
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