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Mohamed Salah’s Liverpool’s numbers before and after the African Cup of Nations

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Mohamed Salah’s Liverpool’s numbers before and after the African Cup of Nations

Mohamed Salah’s goal-scoring form after returning from the Africa Cup of Nations has been much covered, but how do his figures compare before and after the tournament?

Few others could match the standards established by Liverpool’s No. 11, with his goals and assists easily lending themselves to a new record or two.

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“Even he is just a human being,” Jurgen Klopp noted, and is susceptible to a change of form.

Mohamed Salah's Liverpool's numbers before and after the African Cup of Nations 1 Sportelo

Salah against Manchester United (photo by Getty images)

Salah has had a demanding season, with a total of 5,106 minutes for club and country across 60 games.

He has scored 32 goals and assisted on another 19 in that time.

Before AFCON

Games: 26 (2,252 minutes)

Goals: 23

Goals Per Game: 0.88

Assists: 9

Assists Per Game: 0.35

After AFCON

Games: 21 (1,503 minutes)

Goals: 7

Goals Per Game: 0.33

Assists: 6

Assists Per Game: 0.28

The Difference

The liverpool star’s pre-AFCON figures are more superior to his post-AFCON numbers, despite having played five fewer games.

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It’s understandable, considering the mental, emotional, and physical toll that leading his team took during the AFCON and the World Cup qualification loss to Senegal.

In other news, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp Speaks on Mohamed Salah’s’revenge’ demands.

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