Mohamed Salah scores as Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 in America

Mohamed Salah scores as Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 in America

- Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 in the International Champions Cup preseason tourney

- Mohamed Salah scored a 52 seconds goal after coming off the bench in the second half

- He scored 44 goals in his first season at the club which helped him win the Premier League golden boot with 32 goals in a single season

It took just 52 seconds for Egypt star striker Mohamed Salah to register his name in the scores sheet in Liverpool's 2-1 victory over Manchester City in the International Champions Cup in America.

The 25-year-old came in for Curtis Jones in the 62nd minute and equalised for the Reds barely one minute later.

A game the Anfield side went ahead to win with a 90th minute spot kick from Senegal striker Sadio Mane.

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The former Roma forward joined Liverpool in the summer of 2017 and scored 44 goals in his debut season, while he helped them reach the Champions League final last term.

However, having failed to impress at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the former Chelsea man returned to his club's preseason camp on Friday.

And he has shown that he has more to offer than he did in his first season at the Merseyside team.

They will face Manchester United in their next game of the preseason tournament on Friday as they battle for the ICC title.

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Earlier in their preseason tour, Liverpool lost 3-1 to German League side Borussia Dortmund, but that will have not much effect on them as it is just a tune up game.

Legit.ng previously reported that Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah won the 2017-18 Premier League highest goals scorer with 32 goals in a season.

The 25-year-old became the first player to score 32 EPL goals in a single season after scoring in the Reds 4-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion at Anfield on Sunday, May 13.

Alan Shearer initially set the record of 31 goals in 1996, but Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez both equaled the record in 2008 and 2014 respectively.

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Source: Legit.ng

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