Sadio Mane created Liverpool history tonight when scoring against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
The 26-year-old – who was making his 150th appearance for Jurgen Klopp’s side – became the first Reds player to net in three consecutive league matches against the Eagles.
Mane banged in strikes against Palace both home and away last season as Liverpool won 1-0 at Anfield and 2-1 in South London.
And he added the latest chapter of his Palace memoirs in the dying seconds of the 2-0 win on Monday night.
Defending their goal advantage courtesy of James Milner’s penalty, Mo Salah led a counter-attack from a corner to tee-up the Mane to race clear and round the goalkeeper before slotting home.
The ex-Southampton ace has found Roy Hodgson’s men to be a lucky opponent after taking his tally to six goals in eight games against them.
The Senegal’s World Cup star is coming off the back of a starring display against West Ham.
He popped up with a brace as the Reds eased to a 4-0 triumph on the opening day.
In doing so, he became the first Liverpool player since John Barnes to bang in strikes in three successive season-openers.
Mane will be hoping for more joy in front of goal when the Reds welcome Brighton to Merseyside on Saturday.