Chelsea’s Mohammed Salah has played the role of both provider and scorer in Egypt’s friendly tilt with Bosnia.
The winger’s name spent most of January plastered across the headlines in England, a switch from Basel to Liverpool looking likely before Chelsea infamously hijacked the move to land his services.
So far in his brief career Stamford Bridge the 21-year-old has amassed just 58 minutes of action, but the trickster remains an integral part of the Egypt set-up and led his country out against Bosnia on Wednesday.
Egypt may have heartbreakingly fallen short of World Cup qualification as the Eastern European nation secured an historic passage to the summer’s events in Brazil, but Salah made sure of a consolation prize of sorts.
The Blues man set up Gedo - on loan at Hull City from Al Ahly - for the visitors’ first of the day just after half-time, doing the honors himself just minutes later after a deflection fell kindly at his feet to slot home underneath the onrushing goalkeeper.
Egypt would hold on for a 2-0 victory, Salah having notched his 18th goal at the senior international level on the day.
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