Mohamed Salah overtakes Steven Gerrard as he scores against Bournemouth

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Mohamed Salah overtakes Steven Gerrard as he scores against Bournemouth
Mohammed Salah in LiverPool red jersey

Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah overtook club legend Steven Gerrard by scoring Liverpool’s second goal against Bournemouth, and the Reds won 3-1 at Anfield.

Jurgen Klopp’s men conceded a goal. In the third minute of the game, and Liverpool carelessly conceded possession just outside the box. Antoine Semenyo capitalized on this opportunity with a blistering strike, leaving goalkeeper Alisson Becker helpless as the ball rocketed into the net.

The Reds finally found a leveller in the 27th minute through the brilliant Diaz. After being found by Jota with a pull-back cross, the Colombian flicked the ball up to himself and fired an audacious overhead kick into the top right corner.

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Eight minutes into the game, Liverpool won a penalty. Salah stepped in to take the spot-kick, but was superbly saved by Neto diving to his left. However, the richochet fell kindly to the Egyptian, who made no mistake from point-blank range to put the Reds ahead.

With the goal against Bournemouth, Mohamed Salah has now risen to fifth place on Liverpool’s all-time scoring chart, surpassing the legendary Steven Gerrard, who previously held the position with 186 goals. Ahead of Salah on this esteemed list are iconic names like Ian Rush, boasting an astounding 346 goals, followed by Roger Hunt with 285 goals, Gordon Hodgson at 241, and Billy Liddell with 228 goals. Salah’s ascent in this hierarchy of goal-scorers is a testament to his remarkable contributions to the club’s history.

Since the arrival of Salah at Anfield from AS Roma in the summer of 2017, Mohamed Salah has been a prolific force. He has notched an impressive total of 187 goals in 307 appearances across various competitions, while also contributing with 80 assists. Remarkably, this includes a remarkable 138 goals in 220 Premier League appearances, solidifying his reputation as a top-tier scorer in one of the world’s most competitive leagues.

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