Alisson Becker has MORE assists than Jack Grealish this calendar year – with Liverpool’s goalkeeper pass for winner Mo Salah against Manchester City taking his 2022 score to two… one ahead of the £100m playmaker
- Liverpool defeated Manchester City 1-0 in the Premier League on Sunday
- Mo Salah scored the goal after a long ball from Alisson Becker
- It was the Brazilian goalkeeper’s second assist this calendar year
- Attacking midfielder Jack Grealish has only managed one so far
Jack Grealish was an unused substitute against Liverpool and his day is likely to have gotten a little worse after a post-match stat started making the rounds on social media.
Mo Salah scored the only goal of the game as Liverpool took a huge win over the reigning champions.
The Egyptian advanced on goal after intercepting a long ball from goalkeeper Alisson and made no mistake at the finish.
Alisson contributed his second Premier League assistant of the year against Manchester City
The goal means Alisson now has two assists in the Premier League since the turn of the year after setting Salah’s goal in the 3-1 home win against Norwich in February.
both assists were similar, Salah also picked up a long ball and scored on that occasion.
Grealish has only received one assist in the Premier League this year.
That’s a pretty damning number for an attacking midfielder who cost £100million.
Jack Grealish has provided only one Premier League assist for Man City so far in 2022
Grealish discussed the criticism he received after scoring against Wolves last month. He said, “Right!” [I deserve the criticism],,I should score more, I should get more assists. All I can do is score and get assists.
“I will always have people talking about me with the amount I was bought for, but I think if you look at my whole career I probably didn’t score as much as certain people, even when I was at Aston Villa I think I’ve only scored 14 or 15 goals in two seasons in the Premier League.
“It’s something that I want to add to my game and play with this team and for these fans hopefully I can.”