Liverpool forward’s excellent Boxing Day goal nominated for Premier League honors

Mohamed Salah's goal against Villa up for Premier League Honour

Source: CBS Sports

The English Premier League has nominated Mohamed Salah’s Boxing Day goal against Aston Villa for Goal of the Month.

On Boxing Day, Mo Salah scored his 125th Premier League goal for Liverpool, assisting his team to a 3-1 victory over Aston Villa.

Salah scored at Villa Park in the fifth minute with a straightforward finish after Andy Robertson set him up.

Later, the Egyptian superstar helped Virgil van Dijk score Liverpool’s second goal.

In the second half, Salah and Van Dijk were joined by Ollie Watkins and Stefan Bajcetic.

His 50th EPL assist came on behalf of Liverpool with Salah’s help.

The 30-year-old is the second player in Premier League history to have at least 50 goals and 50 assists for Liverpool.

Moreover, the first was Steven Gerrard, with 120 goals and 92 assists for Liverpool. Although, he marked the conclusion of his playing career in 2016.

Salah’s goal against Aston Villa up for Goal of the Month

Mo Salah’s strike has been nominated for EPL Goal of the month for November and December 2022. The winner for October 2022 was Newcastle’s Almiron.

Furthermore, the divisional monthly award encompasses two months on either side of the World Cup. Moreover, Nketiah has been nominated for a fine turn and shot against the Hammers, with fan votes helping to determine the winner.

In the 69th minute of the game last month, Eddie scored his first league goal of the season. He received a pass from Martin Odegaard. And showed good movement to get past defender Thilo Kehrer. And he fired an inch-perfect shot past ex-Gunner Lukasz Fabianski to secure a 3-1 victory.

Moreover, there are five other candidates for the prize, including Youri Tielemans’ long-range volley against Everton for Leicester City, Joe Willock’s drive against Chelsea for Newcastle United, and Miguel Almiron for the Toon after he finished an excellent team play against Leicester.

Solly March’s thunderous goal for Brighton against Southampton. Moreover, the other contenders are Everton’s Demarai Gray’s rocket against Manchester City and Southampton’s James Ward-free Prowse’s kick at Fulham.

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