Photographic evidence has since been produced proving their link from nearly 20 years ago, which has been verified by the Premier League.
He now has 50 Premier League goals and only three players have reached that landmark in fewer appearances than his 72.
Unai Emery's team had lost three of their last six league games, sparking the first criticism of their Spanish manager.
And Doyle certainly wasn't saying that Salah was completely innocent, but it does suggest that the Liverpool man is receiving far more criticism than players doing similar things. In the moment when he was involved in the counterattack I thought "My God" but that's what happens with a lack of oxygen, you do things you wouldn't normally do, but that's his desire and I loved that.
"I've no idea how we would have done that".
However, despite the justified criticism aimed at Salah, Liverpool Echo journalist Ian Doyle wanted to highlight a moment involving Wilfried Zaha that hasn't received almost as much attention. "If I would imagine now, Milly out and Fabinho for sure a doubt, it would have been a massive challenge if we had to play Wednesday and then Saturday. I have no idea how we would have done that, to be honest".
Trailing 1-0 at the break, two Liverpool goals inside the opening eight minutes of the second half changed the momentum of the match.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has taken his "warriors" to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp where he will hope to find a solution to his current selection dilemma.
Palace drew level in the 65th minute, however, as Tomkins took advantage of slack marking to head home Luka Milivojevic's corner at the back post, but Liverpool hit back again 10 minutes later.
"The result is massive, we have 60 points now, it's insane, it's an important number", said Klopp.
'In that moment we had plenty of options and now we don't have them. Trent got an injury and it's serious but not that serious. "I don't know what's insane about the game", Hodgson told a news conference. Maybe the game after [at West Ham].
There could be some respite with Dejan Lovren and Gini Wijnaldum returning for Leicester's visit but Klopp continued: 'Tell me a player who can play right back and other positions as well better than our boys like Rafa can do?
"We conceded three goals, it's hard a little bit but we have to accept it".