August 8, 2022

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Salah equaled a historic record in the Champions League after a goal against Inter Milan

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Egyptian Mohamed Salah, Liverpool’s all-time leading goalscorer in the English Premier League, equaled the Champions League record by scoring against Inter Milan at San Siro Stadium on Wednesday evening in the first leg of the 16th round of the Champions League. 2021-2022 for the current season.

According to the global network “Opta”, which specializes in football statistics and statistics, Mohamed Salah became the second player to score against both Milan and Inter in the same Champions League season after Peter Cruz in the 2010-2011 season.

Liverpool advanced to the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday after beating Italian rivals Inter Milan 2-0 in the first leg of the 16th round of the Continental.

Both teams failed to score during the first half, which ended in a 0-0 draw, with Brazil substitute Roberto Firmino and Egyptian international Mohamed Salah signing two goals in the 75th and 83rd signings respectively in the second half. Minutes respectively.

Salah has lifted his tally to eight goals in the Champions League this season, ranking third on the list of highest scorers this season, just two goals behind Ivorian Sebastian Heller and Ajax Amsterdam star (captain).

It was the second goal scored by the Pharaoh star in his sixth encounter against Inter, after he previously scored against a team with the nickname when he was a player in the Italian Fiorentina season 2014/2015 series (“Snakes”). .

This is Mohamed Salah’s second goal of the season in the Champions League at the “San Siro” ground, having held today’s meeting after scoring against AC Milan in the current edition of the tournament.

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The six-time defending champions Liverpool lost by one goal in the return game of the quarter-finals at Anfield on March 8.

On the other hand, if they want to avoid an early exit from the match they have won 3 times, they have to win the Inter return match by 3 goals.