There we go, when Liverpool know what they need, they produce the best performances. Let’s not flatter Jürgen Klopp’s side, they have made it very difficult for themselves in the Premier League for the last couple of weeks.
However, against Brighton yesterday Liverpool put in one of their trademark performances, spearheaded by a certain Egyptian king.
Mohammed Salah, opened the scoring on the final day of the season inside Anfield as he lashed home a loose ball inside the 18-yard-box. He didn’t need much just one sniff of goal and he breaks the record for most goals scored in a 38 game Premier League season. 32 goals. The superlatives are running out to describe this man and he just does it again and again for Liverpool. Hopefully, it’ll be one more time this season.
He doesn’t just score as well, he works hard, creates space for his teammates and sets up goals too. A fantastic ball through to the young Dominic Solanke saw the 20-year-old score his first Premier League goal for Liverpool and both of them absolutely loved it.
It is very suitable that for the final league game of the season where he has been superb he puts in another fine performance. It was almost as if he was just making the record a little bit more exciting, he just wanted to beat it by one on the final day of the season. He was very poor against Chelsea, but he was absolutely superb here.
It was close to be honest. This award could have gone to a number of Liverpool players this week. Including Solanke, just because of his goal.
Andy Robertson was very close to sealing another one of these. He is fast becoming a massive fan favourite with his fantastic work rate and likeable personality. It was delightful to see him score his first Liverpool goal as well. After he put in another beautiful cross for Lovren’s goal, who was also fantastic today, he just carried on doing what he does, worked hard and smashed in a lovely goal from left-back.
Henderson again was brilliant, it’s amazing that people still do not rate him. People who don’t appreciate what he does, obviously never fully watch his game. He can get a move going, break up opposition attacks and boss midfields. Even without his workman Milner next to hi,m I thought he was great again.
I won’t mention every player but they all had a reason to be nominated for this award, and if this is the case in Kiev I do not see any reason why Liverpool Football Club cannot lift the Champions League for the 6th time.