Salah retains African award to seal great day for Egypt

Mohamed Salah completed a memorable day for Egyptian football by retaining his African Player of the Year award in Senegal on Tuesday, hours after his country had been chosen to host the 2019 Cup of Nations.

Alisson wonder save, Salah strike take Liverpool into last 16

Goalkeeper Alisson Becker was labelled a “life saver” by Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp for a last-gasp save that secured a 1-0 win over Napoli at Anfield and progress to the last 16 of the Champions League.

Salah’s Egypt leave World Cup winless after late Saudi defeat

Mohamed Salah’s Egypt leave the World Cup winless, suffering a 2-1 loss in Volgograd to Saudi Arabia as winger Salem Al-Dawsari scores a goal in the fifth minute of extra time. Egypt’s 45-year-old goalkeeper Essam El Hadary becomes the oldest player in World Cup history, saving the first of two controversial penalties after Salah opened the scoring.

PHOTOS: Russia sour Salah’s return to close in on last 16

The return of Mohamed Salah from injury can’t prevent World Cup hosts Russia virtually sealing their place in the last 16 by beating Egypt 3-1.

All eyes on Salah as World Cup hosts take on Egypt

World Cup hosts Russia face an Egypt side buoyed by the likely return of star man Mohamed Salah on Tuesday knowing a win will all but guarantee a place in the last 16. Liverpool wizard Salah missed his team’s defeat to Uruguay on Friday as he struggles to recover from the shoulder injury sustained during last month’s Champions League Final.

Uruguay strike late to beat Egypt, Salah sits out match

Jose Gimenez is the unlikely 89th-minute match winner as Uruguay defeat an Egypt side shorn of star man Mohamed Salah 1-0 in their World Cup opener.