Perhaps we should’ve expected this, even from him. As this column noted at the beginning of 2019, in December “Mohamed Salah scored seven goals and assisted five more, which some players would be pleased with across a whole season.” In goal contribution terms, it was the most productive arbitrary time frame (or ‘month’, as some people prefer to call them) of his Liverpool career.
Yet the goals have sadly dried up since then. March was the third month in which Salah has only officially contributed to one goal since signing with the Reds, and the one of that trio in which he played the most minutes. The Egyptian king may not have topped the post match polls for the month, but his largely fruitless efforts are still worthy of further scrutiny. This is more of a player in focus piece rather than a praising of a form man’s efforts.
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