Brazilian duo Roberto Firmino and Egyptian Mohamed Salah achieved a historic achievement when their Liverpool team drew 1-1 with away Aston Villa on Saturday in the 37th round of the English Premier League.
Jacob Ramsey scored the first goal for Aston Villa in the 28th minute, while Firmino equalized with Liverpool in the final minute of Salah’s original time.
And Opta, a network that specializes in football statistics, said Salah’s decisive pass to Firmino was 25th in the combined contribution of the two in the English Premier League.
25. Mohamed Salah helped equalize Roberto Firmino. It was the 25th time the pair scored a goal together in the Premier League (Salah 12 assists, Firmino 13), more than any Liverpool duo in the competition. Synergy. pic.twitter.com/kxZELr0aB4
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She explained that Salah had 12 assists for Firmino during their time together in the English Premier League, compared to the Brazilian striker’s 13 for the Egyptian pharaoh.
And Opta pointed out that the duo contributed the most to each other’s total goals in Liverpool’s history in the English Premier League.