There was a surprising lack of conviction from a forward who went into this with 28 goals in all competitions this season.
Score that and the mood changes. It would have left Liverpool's players pumped and Real's players sweating about their slender lead. That was the moment.
Salah saw his left-footed shot saved by Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois early on
Real responded to Liverpool's strong start by trying to slow play down.