Mohamed Salah’s first-half goal proved the difference as Liverpool maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 1-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion at Anfield.
It means Liverpool sit at the top of the Premier League table this evening after three matches.
Liverpool elected to field the same line-up for the third successive game – and also retain the same substitutes’ bench as they did at Crystal Palace on Monday night.
It’s the first time since May 2017 the Reds have decided to stick with the same starting XI for three consecutive matches. On that occasion, they named that selection four times in a row versus West Bromwich Albion, Palace, Watford and Southampton.
Mo on the mark…
So, Salah opened the scoring at Anfield after 22 minutes and maintained his outstanding record on home turf.
The Egyptian King has now netted 29 times in as many appearances for the Reds in L4, with 21 of them coming in 21 Premier League outings.
Overall, since the start of last season, Salah has been directly involved in 45 top-flight strikes (34 goals, 11 assists) – more than any other player