Mohamed Salah on target as Liverpool beat Huddersfield to keep pace with Manchester City

Egyptian forward's fourth goal of the season proves the difference at Kirklees

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 20: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool(C) celebrates after scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Liverpool FC at John Smith's Stadium on October 20, 2018 in Huddersfield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mark Robinson/Getty Images)
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Mohamed Salah scored the only goal of the game as Liverpool defeated Huddersfield Town on Saturday evening to keep pace with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table.

Salah, the reigning PFA layer of the Year for his record-breaking exploits last season, had come under scrutiny for his comparatively slow start to the season. But the Egyptian forward rediscovered his scoring touch at the Kirklees Stadium to score his fourth goal of the season and help Liverpool secure all three points.

Jurgen Klopp's side remain unbeaten having won seven of their opening nine league games and sit second in the table behind City on goal difference.

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