13 May 2018

Egypt: Mo Salah Sets New Premier League Records

Photo: Liverpool
Mohamed Salah

Liverpool forward, Mohammed Salah, set two new goal scoring records as the English Premier League (EPL) season ended on Sunday.

The Egyptian scored his 32nd Premier League goal of the season, the highest ever in a 38-match season in the league.

He also became the first player to score against 17 league teams in the same Premier League season.

The Egyptian on Sunday scored one of Liverpool's four goals to defeat Brighton and Hove Albion 4-0.

In other matches, Kelechi Iheanacho scored a great goal in a high scoring encounter as Leicester lost 4-5 to their host, Tottenham Hotspur.

Chelsea finally lost out of the Champions League race as they were defeated at home 3-0 by Newcastle United.

Manchester United, already confirmed their second position, but still won 1-0 at home to Watford.

Also, champions Manchester City ensured they secured 100 points, first time ever in the EPL, with a 1-0 away win at Southampton.

The four teams to represent England in next Champions League would be Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool. The relegated teams are West Bromwich Albion, Stoke, and Swansea.

Results

Burnley 1 - 2 AFC Bournemouth

Crystal Palace 2 - 0 West Bromwich Albion

Huddersfield Town 0 - 1 Arsenal

Liverpool 4 - 0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Manchester United 1 - 0 Watford

Newcastle United 3 - 0 Chelsea

Southampton 0 - 1 Manchester City

Swansea City 1 - 2 Stoke City

Tottenham Hotspur 5 - 4 Leicester City

West Ham United 3 - 1 Everton

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