"Hat-trick" Salah saves Liverpool in the opening of the English Premier League
Mohamed Salah assumed the championship role for the Liverpool team, and scored three goals (hat-trick) to lead his team to a difficult 4/3 victory over Leeds United today, Saturday, at the start of his campaign to defend the Premier League title.
The first round matches that were held today also saw Arsenal beat Fulham 3/0, and Crystal Palace 1-0 Southampton.
Liverpool advanced with a goal scored by Mohamed Salah in the fourth minute from a penalty kick, and Jack Harrison tied for Leeds in the 12th minute, then Virgil Van Dyck added the second goal for the Liverpool team in the 20th minute, then Patrick Bamford tied for Leeds in the 30th minute before Liverpool scored his second and third goal for Liverpool in the 20th minute. The 33rd minute, to end the first half, with Liverpool progressing 2/2.
In the second half, Matthews Klitch scored the third goal for Leeds in the 66th minute, before Salah scored his third goal and the fourth for his team in the 88th minute.
Liverpool won its first three points in the league this season, as it seeks to defend the title it won last season, while Leeds remained without points.
Last season, Leeds, the first-division champions, embarrassed the Liverpool team for many times of the match. It was a strong match for the title holders.
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