"It was not a goal or a man-of-the-match performance that revealed the full dawning Salah-ness of Salah to this observer. It was instead the 0-0 draw with Manchester United at Anfield in October, a game dominated by Josť Mourinho’s defensive organisation.
Even here Salah just stood out, the only player on the pitch able to turn and surge away through the defensive lines. He made eight dribbles in 73 minutes, more than United’s entire midfield and attack put together.
More than this, he seemed a relentlessly optimistic player, football as reinterpreted by a gerbil superhero. Legs whirring, head up, chest out."
From an article in the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/football...dits-defenders
They spent the rest of the fuel in the second match.
Heard about the infantile "pocket" jokes - but, then, there is not a single reference to the notorious diver curbing Salah in ANY mainstream media.