‘The fans gave it to me!’ – Salah claims last-minute winner as Liverpool reclaim top spot


Mohamed Salah jokingly staked declare to Liverpool’s last-gasp winner which restored the Reds to the highest of the Premier League on Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp’s males have been made to sweat in a troublesome conflict towards Tottenham at Anfield, with the guests hoping to bolster their very own probabilities of making the Champions League subsequent time period.

Roberto Firmino drew first blood for the hosts, however Spurs hit again by means of Lucas Moura and will have even snatched all three factors had Moussa Sissoko stored his head and buried a golden late alternative.
To all intents and functions, the Belgian put by means of his personal web – however that won’t cease Salah from claiming the important aim as his personal.

“I feel the followers gave it to me! A aim is a aim,” the Egypt striker joked to Sky Sports activities after the ultimate whistle.

“The vital factor was to get three factors. I have never scored for a few video games however there are some gamers who’ve the identical variety of objectives as me however are having the season of their lives.

“I am speculated to be having a nasty season! You don’t all the time should play good however the vital factor is to get the factors. The large groups all the time discover a solution to get the factors and that is what we did right now.

Sunday’s end result restores Liverpool’s two-point benefit over Manchester Metropolis on the summit, albeit having performed yet another sport than the defending champions.
“The Kop right now, it was loopy. They only need to win the Premier League and we’re doing every little thing to make that occur,” he beamed.

“They assist us rather a lot throughout the sport. Every little thing adjustments with the followers – all the time.”

Liverpool shall be again in motion on Friday as they go to St. Mary’s to tackle Southampton, earlier than opening their Champions League quarter-final tie on April 9 at house to Porto.