Two-time African Footballer of the Yr Mohamed Salah equalised from the penalty spot in a 1-1 draw in opposition to Chelsea on the weekend to achieve 99 English Premier League objectives.
The Egyptian is now set to change into solely the second African after Ivorian Didier Drogba to attain 100 or extra objectives within the most-watched home league on the earth.
Drogba, who retired three years in the past, netted 104 occasions in 254 appearances for Chelsea throughout two spells on the London membership.
MOHAMED SALAH (Liverpool)
Salah netted with a spot-kick in first-half stoppage time after Chelsea defender Reece James was despatched off for dealing with Senegal winger Sadio Mane’s effort on the goal-line. The equaliser was the 29-year-old Egyptian’s second objective of the season however he was unable to present the Reds a win in opposition to opponents who closed ranks after being lowered to 10 males.
PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG (Arsenal)
The Gabon ahead was nameless on his first league begin after recovering from Covid-19 and substituted after simply 59 minutes of his troubled aspect’s embarrassing 5-0 defeat at Manchester Metropolis. Aubameyang as soon as once more was unable to elevate his group once they wanted him most after Granit Xhaka’s first-half purple card.
YOUSSEF EN-NESYRI (Sevilla)
En-Nesyri headed a Fortieth-minute equaliser which secured Sevilla a 1-1 draw at Elche and ensured Julen Lopetegui’s aspect stay unbeaten after three La Liga video games. The Moroccan ahead’s second objective of the marketing campaign shortly earlier than half-time gave Sevilla seven factors and second place behind Actual Madrid.
AISSA MANDI (Villarreal)
Algeria central defender Mandi scored a spectacular personal objective within the fifth minute of stoppage time which robbed Villarreal of victory at Spanish champions Atletico Madrid. Main 2-1 with the seconds ticking away, the 29-year-old headed a horrible back-pass which wrong-footed goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli.
VICTOR OSIMHEN (Napoli)
Nigeria striker Osimhen missed out on Napoli’s hard-fought 2-1 win at Genoa after being suspended for 2 matches following a straight purple card in his group’s opening Serie A match in opposition to Venezia. Supervisor Luciano Spalletti will hope his aspect can cope higher with out the 22-year-old once they face Juventus after the worldwide break.
MARSHALL MUNETSI (REIMS)
Final week the 25-year-old Zimbabwe midfielder scored in a 1-1 draw in opposition to Metz. On Sunday, he was in motion in opposition to Paris Saint-Germain as Lionel Messi took his first steps in French soccer. Reims misplaced 2-0 however Munetsi, as soon as of the Orlando Pirates, thought he had equalised early within the second half just for his objective to be disallowed for offside.
PAPE MATAR SARR (METZ)
Sarr is the newest younger star to return by at Metz after being delivered to Europe from the Technology Foot academy in Senegal, with whom the French aspect have a partnership. This week the 18-year-old midfielder signed a six-year cope with Tottenham Hotspur, who’ve agreed to pay a reported 20 million euros ($23.6 million) for his providers. Sarr is staying on mortgage at Metz for now and performed within the 2-2 Ligue 1 draw with Clermont.
TAIWO AWONIYI (Union Berlin)
The 24-year-old Nigerian has bagged 5 objectives in all competitions this season after producing an impressive end in Union’s 2-1 win over Borussia Moenchengladbach. The ex-Liverpool striker confirmed his energy when he broke from his half, exchanged passes with Germany striker Max Kruse, and rounded goalkeeper Yann Sommer for his third objective in as many Bundesliga video games.