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Jota goalscoring stats outperforming Salah at same stage of Liverpool career

Liverpool striker Diogo Jota's goalscoring stats are outperforming Mohamed Salah's at the same stage of his Reds career.

Jota scored twice in victory at Arsenal on Saturday, in just his 22nd game since arriving from Wolves for £45m last summer.

The Portuguese forward has played just over 14 full games for Liverpool in all competitions since joining.

And he has scored 12 goals in that time, hitting the back of the net at a rate of 0.85 strikers per 90 minutes. They have come from 43 shots on goal to attempt a goal 3.1 times every 90 minutes and making a shot accuracy of 27.9 per cent.

In Salah's first 14 full games for the Reds after arriving from Roma in 2017, he hit the back of the net 10 times.

That means a lower strike rate than team-mate Salah at 0.71 goals per 90 minutes.

And he needed more shots to score them at 59, attempting to score 4.2 times per 90 minutes for a lower shot accuracy of 19.6 per cent.

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