Egyptian international star Mohamed Salah surprised his fans during his team's Liverpool match against Austrian Red Bull Salzburg on Tuesday in the last round of the UEFA Champions League groups, then squandered easy opportunities while he scored a goal from a very difficult angle to lead the Reds to the 16th round after winning By a clean duo.
He was remarkable the way Salah scored the second goal when he took advantage of a defensive error to return the ball, took advantage of his speed and deflected the goalkeeper Stankovic from the goal on the right flank before he fired the ball with precision from a "dead angle" and celebrated the second goal for Liverpool just one minute after his Guinean teammate scored Nabi Keita first goal in the 57th minute.
Although Salah scored his 200th goal throughout his football career with the clubs he played for and the teams, the observers were surprised by his neglect of other goals in the same game, especially that he received easy balls, most notably a ball he received from Kita in the 29th minute inside the region without supervision but he paid Strangely next to the upright.
It was followed by a ball received from Senegalese Sadio Mane inside the penalty area, but he fired directly over the crossbar in the 48th minute.
And he did not stop there, as he was unable to deal with a ball passed by Brazilian Firmenio in the 50th minute, and put him in a completely individual position with goalkeeper Stankovic, who was shot in front of it to prevent him from scoring!
At a time when fans realized that Salah would not aim, he slipped behind a ball and scored a ball from a footballing angle that the percentage of difficulty scoring from it exceeds 90 percent, to draw surprise on the faces of the observers!
Liverpool supporters interacted with Salah's goal, and one of them commented on the social networking site "Twitter": "Abu Salah does not recognize easy goals", at a time when he criticized the last miraculous waste of opportunities and asked: "What if it was a match with exclusionary roles ?!".
It is noteworthy that the scoring indicator for the Egyptian star declined in this season from previous seasons, as he ranks 14th among the goals of the Champions League with four goals, while Bayern Munich striker, Polish Robert Lewandowski tops the list with 10 goals.
In terms of the English Premier League, which was crowned top scorer last season, the "Egyptian Pharaoh" does not have a number worthy of it, as he scored seven goals at the end of round 16, while Leicester City star Jimmy Vardy tops the list of scorers with 16 goals.
Mohamed Salah has become a global football icon and his waste of easy opportunities may leave a disturbing effect for his fans, and reduces his chances of competing for individual prizes, which requires him to take advantage of half opportunities in the upcoming confrontations, especially the crucial ones as they highlight the stars' minerals.