With Zimbabwe goalkeeper Edmore Sibanda in fine form, Egypt had to settle for a 1-0 win in the opening match of the Africa Cup of Nations.
Egypt boast a superb AFCON record on home soil and Mohamed Salah's presence means expectations are high as they prepare to face Zimbabwe.
Egypt captain Ahmed Elmohamady feels Mohamed Salah is among the best three players in the world.
Mohamed Salah put right Champions League wrongs with Liverpool last month and he will look to do the same with Egypt at the 2019 AFCON.
We round up the front and back pages across the world as Sunday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear again.
We round up the front and back pages across Europe as Friday sees the transfer rumour mill crank into gear again.
An image of Liverpool's defeat in the 2018 Champions League final motivated Mohamed Salah as they bounced back to clinch the prize in 2019.
Defeat to Liverpool in the Champions League final "is not the end" for Tottenham, according to Dele Alli, who rallied his beaten team-mates.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino targeted a return to the Champions League final "as soon as possible" after losing to Liverpool.
We offer a player-by-player assessment of Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final.