Mohammed Salah eyeing unique record as Liverpool take aim at Fulham in opening fixture

Mohammed Salah eyeing unique record as Liverpool take aim at Fulham in opening fixture

  • Liverpool take on newly promoted Fulham at Craven Cottage in their first game of the new season
  • Spirits are bound to be high in Jurgen Klopp’s camp after a 3-1 win over Mancheste City in the Community Shield
  • Mohammed Salah could establish another milestone if he finds the back of the net against the Cottages

Liverpool ace Mohammed Salah will be eyeing an interesting milestone when is side takes on Fulham on Saturday, August 6 in their opening game of the campaign.

The Reds will be out to make a fast start to their season against the newly-promoted side, and will typically rely on the prowess of Salah in front of goal to help get the job done.

Jurgen Klopp’s side has had quite an interesting preseason, playing four games in total before their Community Shield win against Manchester City a week ago.

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And for the fourth year in a row, Liverpool will open their campaign against a newly-promoted team, with Salah provided another record to break.

As reported by The Sun, if Salah manages to get a goal against Fulham, he will have the most goals in matchday 1 in Premier League history.

Salah is currently on seven goals in the opening round of Premier League games, with the record jointly being held by Alan Shearer, Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney who are all tied on eight.

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Based on his performances last season, it is not difficult to see Salah achieving this.

In the last campaign, the Egyptian was the Premier League top scorer, scoring 23 goals to scoop his third Golden Boot as Liverpool were narrowly beaten to the title by Manchester City.

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He has also been looking sharp in preseason, bagging three goals and registering one assist in four games for his side.