Mohamed Salah scores direct from corner, injured in Egypt romp

[Video] Liverpool Star Mo Salah Scores Superb Goal For Egypt Straight From A Corner

The Liverpool forward enjoyed a good game, scoring direct from a corner as Egypt thrashed the African minnows 4-1 in the African Cup of Nations qualifier.

Mohamed Salah scored directly from a corner before being forced off with a muscle injury in the closing stages of Egypt's 4-1 win over Swaziland on Friday night.

Egypt and Liverpool's star striker Mohamed Salah greets fans in Cairo.

But there were concerning signs with Salah in heavy strapping at the end of the match as the forward briefly returning to action after treatment before being substituted a minute into stoppage-time.

The romp was soured in the final minutes, however, when Swaziland grabbed a consolation and Salah left the field.

So far this season, Salah has struggled to recapture the kind of goal-scoring form he displayed in his first campaign at Anfield - one which saw hime named PFA Player of the Year.

"Pharaohs assistant Ramzy told BeIN Sports: "[The] initial diagnosis of the medical staff of [the] Egypt national team is that Salah suffered a muscular injury.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler believes Salah - who the title hopefuls will hope is fit to face Huddersfield a week today (5.30pm) - has not had as below-par a season as has been made out.

Egypt could give Salah a breather for Tuesday's reverse fixture in Swaziland.

Egypt's win put it joint-top of its qualifying group alongside Tunisia, which plays on Saturday. SABC said it was willing to pay $600,000 a year.

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