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Liverpool's Rapid Counter-Attack Against West Ham Is A Genuine Goal Of The Season Contender

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Liverpool's Rapid Counter-Attack Against West Ham Is A Genuine Goal Of The Season Contender

Mohamed Salah completed a rapid and devastating counter-attack for Liverpool as they beat West Ham 3-1 on Sunday.

Salah scored his side's second goal in sublime fashion after opening the scoring at the London Stadium.

Defending a corner, Liverpool cleared their lines with Trent Alexander-Arnold pinging a cross-field pass to Xherdan Shaqiri.

The Swiss midfielder brilliantly picked out Salah who produced two spectacular touches to find the back of the net.

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He killed the ball dead with his right foot before poking the ball with his left foot past Lukasz Fabianski in a tremendous sequence that wrapped up the victory.

Sky Sports commentator Gary Neville lauded Salah's "special" touch.

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One social media user branded it the "goal of the season."

A West Ham fan tweeted: "What are we meant to do against that."

A third added: "Ridiculous counter attack and fitness levels."

Image: PA
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Liverpool added a third when Georginio Wijnaldum scored, with West Ham grabbing a consolation through Craig Dawson.

The defending English champions move to third place, one point behind Manchester United and four points adrift of league leaders Manchester City

Featured Image Credit: Sky Sports

Topics: Liverpool, Football News, Football, Premier League, Mohamed Salah

Nasir Jabbar
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