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Salah sets new Premier League goal tally

AFP  |  Liverpool 

scored a record-breaking 32nd goal of the season today as the star set a new mark for the most goals in a 38-game campaign.

Salah went into the last day of the season at Anfield with a share of the record alongside (Blackburn in 1995-96), (Manchester United in 2007-08) and (in 2013-14).

But the forward needed only 26 minutes to make the record his personal property as he produced a clinical left-footed finish from inside the Brighton penalty area.

Salah, who was voted the Premier League's of the Year earlier in the day, has now scored 44 goals in 51 appearances in all competitions for this season.

Shearer (in 1993-94) and (Manchester United in 1993-94) jointly hold the record of 34 goals in a 42-match season.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 20:40 IST