Mohamed Salah squanders a wonderful Thierry Henry chance, but his Premier League record remains unblemished.

After losing 3-2 to West Ham United at the London Stadium, Liverpool lost the Premier League’s only remaining undefeated record, and striker Mohamed Salah was denied a league record.

After Trent Alexander-free-kick Arnold’s cancelled out Alisson’s early own goal, the sides headed into halftime equal, only for Pablo Fornals and Kurt Zouma to put the home side 3-1 up.

Jurgen Klopp’s side clawed one back via substitute Divock Origi, but they couldn’t find an equaliser, with Sadio Mane wasting their finest opportunity in the final minutes.

Salah, who is still the division’s leading scorer with ten goals, had a rare off-day and squandered a chance to create history.
Salah would have became the first player to score in six consecutive away games at the start of a season, joining former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry as the only other player to do it for a Premier League club in the 2001-02 season.

Last season, Henry’s goals came in away games against Middlesbrough, Chelsea, Fulham, Derby County, and Southampton, with the Frenchman scoring six in total, while Salah had scored seven goals in five away league games before the trip to West Ham.
The Egyptian had failed to score in his previous two home games against Brighton and Atletico Madrid before going scoreless in London, marking the first time he has gone three games without scoring since March.
With 11 games remaining in the season, Liverpool are four points behind league leaders Chelsea, while opponents West Ham have leapfrogged them into third place.

Salah has 15 goals in 15 games in all competitions this season, including three at Old Trafford and doubles in victory against Porto and Atletico Madrid in Europe.

Salah has three more league goals than his closest rival Jamie Vardy, with Salah’s club colleague Mane and West Ham’s Michail Antonio behind him by one goal.

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