Liverpool continued their winning form in the UEFA champions league after they beat AS Roma at Anfield on the first leg of the semifinal 5-2 with Mohamed Salah scoring 2 goals.
After breaking a Christiano Ronaldo goal scoring record last night, Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has been backed to break the Ballon d’Or dominance of the Real Madrid superstar and Fc Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Salah,25, Scored twice and two assists in the 5-2 hammering of his former club in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League semi-final last night.
The Egyptian star broke Christiano Ronaldo’s record of 42 goals in all competitions, which marked his best season as Manchester United Player, a decade ago.
“ you have to give him the Ballond’Or,” former Wales midfielder Robbie Savage to London radio station. “He is that good. Never mind the Professional Footballer Association (PFA ) player of the year.
Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler, who recently praised the star as he claims he was under enormous pressure after being in the spotlight towards the build-up of the crucial encounter.
He continued to say “ The form and confidence he’s in at the minute, to have the class and style to score those goals just speaks measures of the man, “ Fowler told London Radio Station.
Overall, Salah is now the leading goal scorer in Europe’s top five leagues with 43 goals in 47 games across all competitions.
The second semifinal will be played next week on 2nd of May 2018 in Italy where Liverpool will be expected to continue with its current form, while Roma will use it’s 2 away goals advantage to outclass the visitors.
While on the other hand, Real Madrid will face off with Bayern Munich for the first semi final tonight at 20:45 CAT