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Mo Salah Makes History Again with Quickest Champions League Hat-Trick

October 14, 2022

Mohamed Salah made UEFA Champions League history with a hat-trick in record time in Liverpool FC’s 7-1 defeat of Glasgow Rangers. He scored his three goals within six minutes and 12 seconds. Salah was left out of the starting line-up, but was later sent on as a substitute by Liverpool coach Jürgen Klopp in the 67th minute of the group stage game. Before Salah’s three goals there were two from his Brazilian teammate, forward Roberto Firmino, who told UEFA that he saw Salah’s trio of goals coming. “Amazing,” Firmino said. “When he scored the first goal, I told Darwin on the bench ‘he will score a hat-trick, 100 percent’. I could feel it on the bench, and that’s exactly what he did, and I’m so happy for him.” Jürgen Klopp also praised Salah’s remarkable victory, saying: “Mo Salah? Special. Very important, the whole thing was. I can’t think of one player who didn’t have a good game. It is a freak result and we don’t make more of it than we should but it’s the best we could have asked for.” Liverpool’s spectacular performance against Rangers puts them in second…

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