Salah helps Liverpool equal top-flight record

first_imgLiverpool Liverpool equal top-flight record with Salah-inspired win at Palace Chris Burton Last updated 1 year ago 22:01 3/31/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Jurgen Klopp Liverpool Getty Images Liverpool Premier League Crystal Palace v Liverpool Crystal Palace The Reds battled their way to a 2-1 victory over the Eagles at Selhurst Park on Saturday and no side have ever won more top-tier fixtures on the road Mohamed Salah equalled one Premier League record at Crystal Palace, and his match-winning goal helped Liverpool to hit another top-flight high.The Reds needed inspiration from somewhere as they headed to Selhurst Park on Saturday.Salah was to eventually provide the spark in a 2-1 triumph , with the Egyptian forward netting his 29th Premier League goal of the campaign. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player He has now found the target in 21 top-tier fixtures this season, allowing him to match the previous record achieved by Robin van Persie and Cristiano Ronaldo .A timely effort, which arrived six minutes from time, allowed Liverpool to complete a fight-back started by Sadio Mane.Having fallen behind to a first-half penalty at Palace, the Reds responded in style after the break.Victory has cemented their standing inside the top four and edged them a step closer to Champions League qualification.It has also drawn them level with Arsenal as the most successful away side in the history of the English top flight.679 – Liverpool have now won 679 top-flight away games – no side has ever won more (level with Arsenal). Pillar. #CRYLIV — OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 31, 2018 With the Gunners at home to Stoke on Sunday, Liverpool are guaranteed to maintain that standing for at least another week.They will then get the opportunity to edge clear on their own when they make the short trip to Goodison Park for a Merseyside derby date with Everton on April 7. Subscribe to Goal’s Liverpool Correspondent Neil Jones’ weekly email bringing you the best Liverpool FC writing from around the weblast_img read more