Premier League: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp sweating over Mohamed Salah's fitness ahead of Crystal Palace clash
Egyptian forward Salah has been struggling with an ankle injury since a heavy challenge from Hamza Choudhury during Liverpool 2-1 win early last month
Africa Cup of Nations 2021 qualifiers: Michael Olunga inspires Kenya to draw over Mohamed Salah-less Egypt; Algeria thump Zambia
Even without injured Liverpool goal poacher Salah, Egypt were expected to overcome traditional poor travellers Kenya at the vast 87,000-capacity Borg el Arab Stadium near Alexandria.
Salah was hurt against Leicester City last month and despite making several subsequent appearances for Liverpool, is suffering from a slight discomfort in his left ankle.
Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers: Mohamed Salah ruled out of Egypt's clashes against Kenya, Comoros owing to ankle injury
Egypt released a statement on their official Twitter account on Tuesday confirming Salah will miss the games, along with a picture of the striker with a protective boot on his left ankle.
Premier League: Jordan Henderson overshadows Ilkay Gundogan in Liverpool's win over Manchester City; Virgil van Dijk holds off Sergio Aguero's charge
Here's an analysis of the performances of players from both camps in Liverpool's 3-1 win over Manchester City at the Anfield in the form of the key tactical battles from the night.
Liverpool's success owes a great debt to Jurgen Klopp the strategist and not Jurgen Klopp the cheerleader
It is tempting to think that Liverpool are soaring because of the man pumping his fist in front of the Kop, rousing them to war. They are soaring instead because Jurgen Klopp is more of a strategist than motivator.
Premier League: Jurgen Klopp hails 'focused' Liverpool after team's 3-1 win over Pep Guardiola's Manchester City
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp hailed his side's "incredible goals" after they beat Manchester City 3-1 on Sunday to move nine points clear of the defending Premier League champions.
Premier League: Liverpool extend lead to eight points with massive win over Manchester City, United rise to seventh
Manchester City will need to produce something spectacular to retain the title, but after making up for the disappointment of the title race, Liverpool look destined to go one better this time round
Liverpool vs Manchester City, Highlights, Premier League 2019: Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Fabinho power Reds to victory
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African players still do not get the recognition they deserve, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto'o told AFP in an exclusive interview, as he hopes that this will finally be the year another player from the continent wins the Ballon d'Or.
Liverpool first-team stars Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah are likely to head to Qatar for the Club World Cup, leaving younger players behind to fulfil the League Cup fixture
League Cup: Struggling Arsenal visit Premier League-leaders Liverpool; in-form Chelsea look to extend winning run
Liverpool and Arsenal's is one of three all Premier League matches on Thursday — the rest of the games are on Wednesday — with Chelsea hosting Manchester United and Aston Villa at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers
Premier League: Mohamed Salah's ankle injury nothing to worry about, says Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp
Salah, who reached the landmark in 58 matches with only Roger Hunt getting there faster, has a few days to rest up before Saturday's away game at Aston Villa as he was highly unlikely to feature in Wednesday's League Cup clash with Arsenal
If fans check their agendas and biases against players, they will have the pleasure of witnessing each and every one of Liverpool’s moving parts at play. Jordan Henderson, like it or not, is one of the most integral sprockets in this Liverpool juggernaut.
Champions League: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says team must improve European away form or risk paying price
Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to improve their away form in the Champions League or risk paying the price as they prepare to face Genk in Belgium on Wednesday.
Champions League: Tanzanian star Mbwana Samatta set sights on Liverpool as Mohamed Salah fights for fitness ahead of Genk clash
While Liverpool hope to have Mohamed Salah back alongside Sadio Mane in attack in time for Wednesday's Champions League meeting with Genk in Belgium, their opponents have their own African forward who is a superstar in his home country.
Liverpool have won 17 league matches in a row. One short of Manchester City's record of 18. It is fitting that the club's record-equaling challenge comes at Old Trafford, which remains Klopp's final frontier.
Fantasy Premier League, Gameweek 7 tips: Bernardo Silva to continue roaring form; pick Matt Ryan at your own risk?
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FIFA says votes from Egypt for Mohamed Salah were not signed by federation general secretary, hence not counted in Best Player ballot
FIFA noted that Egypt was first contacted for confirmation of the ballots and received two reminders to submit the properly signed voting forms on 19 August
Mohamed Salah, Egyptian Football Association appear to fall out yet again over missing vote at FIFA Best Awards
Salah hinted at his disappointment through his social media activity, changing his Twitter bio to say he only plays for Liverpool and removing any mention of his affiliation to Egypt