Liverpool star Mohamed Salah
has a terrible outing against Benfica in the Champion League
Mohamed Salah has a terrible outing against Benfica in the Champion League
7 Apirl2022 Authorbet365baji
Mohamed Salah's dismal record continued
on Tuesday night, as the Egyptian forward had a lacklustre performance in Liverpool's 3-1
Champions League victory over Benfica.
Salah has become the Merseyside club's leading scorer with 28 goals across all competitions this
season. During the season, he has also racked up 11 assists. The 29-year-old forward, on the
other hand, has had a rough few weeks.
Salah has only scored once in the last seven games, with his lone goal coming against Brighton
the previous month in the Premier League.
Apart from that, the Liverpool star has been the centre of attention due to his contract dispute
with the club, which has made the news for all the wrong reasons.
After a penalty shootout loss to Senegal, Salah also witnessed Egypt's elimination from this
year's World Cup in Qatar. The top forward missed his penalty attempt, costing him the
The star forward's performance against Watford this past weekend was undoubtedly one of his
worst for the Reds, as he failed to register a single shot on target and was replaced in the
69th minute by Sadio Mane.
Salah's fans were hoping to return to form in the Champions League quarterfinal against Benfica.
While the overall performance impressed the Anfield crowd, the Egyptian put forth another poor
showing away from home.
Mohamed Salah could only complete two of his five take-on, with a pass success rate of only 77%.
He barely won 29% of his duels and squandered two significant opportunities, and Salah also
failed to complete any of his crosses.
In the 61st minute, Klopp was obliged to replace Salah with the in-form Diogo Jota to ensure his
Liverpool fans get bothered as Mohamed Salah's poor run continues
Liverpool is in the midst of one of the most crucial periods of their season, with Jurgen
Klopp's side going for a historic quadruple.
On the other hand, Mohamed Salah's lack of form is a huge source of anxiety for both the
management and the fans as they prepare to travel to Manchester City this weekend.
The Egyptian forward's dismal performance against Benfica has left many supporters questioning
if the 29-year-old should be pulled from the starting XI for the crucial match.