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Salah left on the bench in Liverpool’s return

/ 09:32 AM June 22, 2020
Mohamed Salah

FILE – Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah leaves the field at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Watford and Liverpool at Vicarage Road stadium, in Watford, England, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. The match finished 3-0. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Mohamed Salah was left on the bench for Liverpool’s first game in 106 days as the Reds failed to move within one win of the Premier League title following a 0-0 draw at Everton.

Salah’s place in the front three alongside Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino goes to Takumi Minamino, while Andy Robertson also misses out at left-back with James Milner deputising.

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The Egyptian is Liverpool’s top scorer in the league this season with 16 goals.

Jurgen Klopp’s men could’ve ended a 30-year wait to win a league title this week with victory in the Merseyside derby and at home to Crystal Palace on Wednesday.

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Despite concerns over supporters congregating around the stadiums, Sunday’s clash took place at Everton’s Goodison Park, less than a mile from Liverpool’s Anfield home.

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