Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is the 4th fastest to reach 50 goals in Premier League history


Liverpool star Mohamed Salah scored his 50th Premier League goal to rouse a 4-3 prevail upon Crystal Palace on Saturday. Salah becmomes the joint-fourth quickest player to reach the landmark in the history of the competition.


Salah on target twice against Palace

Jürgen Klopp’s side were behind at half-time on Salah’s 72nd Premier League appearance before he prodded home number 49 on the volley to make it 1-1. What’s more, the Egypt universal promoted upon a mistake from Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni to put Liverpool 3-2 ahead a little ways from time. Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mané were likewise on target.

Cole, Shearer and Van Nistelrooy

Andy Cole has the quickest to a Premier League half-century, reaching the landmark after 65 appearances – one less than Alan Shearer and three superior to anything another Manchester United saint, Ruud van Nistelrooy.

Salah is the joint-fasted Liverpool player to 50, level with Fernando Torres, while ex-Anfield most loved Luis Suárez now move down to tenth place.

Fewest matches to score 50 Premier League goals

10 _ Luis Suarez (86)

9 _ Diego Costa (85)

8 _ Kevin Phillips (83)

7 _ Thierry Henry (83)

6 _ Sergio Aguero (81)

5 _ Fernando Torres (72)

4 _ Mohamed Salah (72)

3 _ Ruud van Nistelrooy (68)

2 _ Alan Shearer (66)

1 _ Andrew Cole (65)

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