Mohamed Salah.

Mohamed Salah did something brilliant moments before goal vs Leicester City

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Liverpool finally got back to winning ways on Saturday with a narrow 3-2 victory over Leicester City at the King Power Stadium.

Mohamed Salah, Philippe Coutinho and Jordan Henderson all got on the scoresheet to exact revenge on the Foxes, having lost to them in the Carabao Cup in midweek.

It was Salah who arguably impressed most for Liverpool in a performance that summed up how good he's been since joining the Reds for £38 million.

In seven appearances for his new club, the Egyptian has scored five goals, four of which coming in the Premier League. He's also provided one assist.

Manager Jurgen Klopp was singing Salah's praises before the Leicester win, even going as far to suggest his £38 million fee is a bargain.

"What was it, £38 million?" said Klopp on Friday. "I can never say a fee like this was cheap. But he's a very good player, one we were convinced about. That's why we did it.

"You could see in the first game at Watford, it was quite difficult. It was really physical and maybe a few people had doubts and thought it would be difficult for him.

"But he played better than anyone could have imagined. He was at Chelsea, but he was a kid there. Now he's much more mature and everything is better."


It was Salah's 15th-minute header that opened the scoring on Saturday. From Coutinho's cross towards the back post, he nodded past Kasper Schmeichel from a tight angle.

However, there was something pretty cool about Coutinho's cross and Salah's goal that very few people noticed at the time.

In the video below, with Coutinho on the ball, Salah tells the Brazilian exactly where he wants it by actually pointing to his head and darting to the back post for the incoming cross.

As we know, Coutinho's delivery was inch perfect, finding Salah to make it 1-0. Now that's what you call chemistry.


Liverpool fans have been excited to see Salah, Coutinho, Mane and Roberto Firmino play together and now they're finally getting their wishes.

If Klopp can find a way to integrate them all into his starting XI without disrupting the balance of the team, defences across Europe should be very worried.

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