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West Ham United vs. Liverpool : Mohamed Salah scores brace to take Liverpool to third

Mohamed Salah broke his six-game Premier League scoreless streak on Sunday as Liverpool beat West Ham 3-1 at the London Stadium.

Salah scored the initial two to place Liverpool in charge. Georginio Wijnaldum included a third 84 minutes before Craig Dawson got a reassurance objective for West Ham two minutes after the fact.

Salah’s subsequent strike denoted his 90th Premier League objective and put him in post situation in the race for the 2020-21 Golden Boot.

“It’s a decent success for us – they are an extreme group,” Salah said after the game.

“We need to win every game now. I knew there was a big responsibility on me and I just try — every game, not just now — to help the team.

“City were struggling in the beginning, then we were struggling three or four games ago. Now we need to keep winning if we want to win the league. It’s been a really big week.”

The first half was a long way from motivating with the two groups overseeing only one shot on track each.

Liverpool chief Jurgen Klopp supplanted James Milner with Curtis Jones on 56 minutes and the 20-year-old utilized his first dash of the ball to set up Salah for the initial objective.

Salah danced around the West Ham protection inside the case prior to twisting a left-footed shot around the players and into the upper right corner.

A little more than 10 minutes after the fact Liverpool got through Trent Alexander-Arnold and Xherdan Shaqiri after a West Ham corner. With Liverpool dwarfing the guard, Salah deftly controlled the ball prior to hitting it past Lukasz Fabianski.

The entire group worked together for Wijnaldum’s objective in the 84th moment with substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain collaborating with Roberto Firmino before the last completion.

Dawson pulled one objective back for West Ham following a corner on 86 minutes.

The result implies Liverpool hop above Leicester City – who lost 3-1 to Leeds United before in the day – to third place while West Ham are in fifth.