Liverpool made it two wins in a row following the heavy defeat against Manchester City after emerging as 3-1 winners away at Brighton, with Mohamed Salah scoring two against the seasiders and assisting the other.
The other goal was a beauty scored by Jordan Henderson, but the star of the night was Salah, who probably should have got more than just the two.
What was Salah's overall display like?
📷 Match Snapshot
The former Roma and Chelsea forward looked sharp from the get-go, and took just six minutes to open the scoring for the champions.
⚽ ⏱️ 6' Naby Keita fires a low cross to the far side of the box, with Roberto Firmino stepping aside to allow Salah to sprint on to the ball to whip a superb left-footed finish into the bottom corner.
A ⏱️ 8' Just two minutes later he turned provider, taking the ball into feet around the edge of the Brighton box before laying it into the path of Henderson, who curled a lovely effort into the left corner from range.
⚽ ⏱️ 76' By this point Brighton had already clawed one back to make it 2-1, but Salah took the game beyond them with 14 minutes of normal time remaining, scoring a rare bullet header at the front post after a corner from Andy Robertson.
He completed 25/31 passes to team-mates and had 45 touches of the ball, but this pass count probably should have been more.
On more than one occasion, Salah found himself in a great position inside the Brighton box, attempting the shot on goal while a team-mate was placed in a much better position.
Selfish, yes, but he wants that golden boot, as you can tell by his eight attempted shots on goal.
Overall, he earned a 9.5 FC Rating for his performance.
〽️ Rating Week-on-Week
Salah recorded an assist in his last game versus Villa to earn a 7.1 FC Rating.
Against Brighton, he turned up the heat and looked sharp and dangerous from the opening whistle. His two goals and assist for Henderson boosted him to a 9.5 FC Rating.
🗝️ Key Stats
Silva match stats
|FC Rating||9.5||🏆 FC Man of the Match|
|Touches In Box||12||Rank #1|
|On Target||5||Rank #1|
For Salah, though, he will want to claim the golden boot for his goalscoring exploits. At the moment, he is three behind Leicester's Jamie Vardy and one behind Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.