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Salah’s goal secures friendly win for Roma against Liverpool

Posted on August 2, 2016
Salah vs Liverpool

Photo: Jeff Curry/Getty Images

international hit the winner in a 2-1 victory for against Liverpool in a pre-season friendly.

Luciano Spaletti’s men took on Liverpool at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri in their final friendly match of their pre-season tour of the United States.

Egypt international winger Mohamed Salah played 70 minutes and scored what turned out to be the winner before being replaced among five substitutions made by Roma manager Spaletti.

Liverpool started the game in control and possessed the ball much more than the Italian side as Sturridge came extremely close to scoring, but his chip was smartly saved by Alisson in the 15th minute.

In the 30th minute, Dzeko controlled a long ball and powered home from the edge of the box to make it 1-0 to Roma.

The Reds equalized on the stroke of the halftime after Ojo’s header found the back of the net.

Salah managed to add the second for his team in the 64th minute as he stabbed home after Dzeko’s header was saved.

Danny Ings had a chance to make it 2-2 four minutes from time but Alisson pulled off a great save to seal the victory to the Italians.


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