Next up for Liverpool and Salah is relegation contenders Crystal Palace, before two huge games against Manchester City in the Champions League and a Merseyside's derby match against Everton; three matches in which Salah can consolidate himself as a life-long hero at Anfield.
Defeat left Watford in 11th spot, a comfortable eight points above the relegation zone. Huddersfield are a point above The Eagles.
"The Egyptian King" of the Kop returned to top form against The Hornets and in what style.
If Barca's Argentina global does manage to finish ahead of Salah, it would make him the first player to get his hands on the European Golden Shoe five times (2009/10, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2016/17).
'Everyone did [signed] the ball for him, ' revealed Henderson. Two of his goals certainly bore echoes of the Barcelona star as he wriggled through the box and wrong-footed defenders on his way to slotting home.
Meanwhile, Barcelona ace Messi continues to dazzle over in Spain and has 35 goals in 43 appearances, but football fans have become accustomed to him smashing in goals at an incredible rate. "I remember that [7-0] game, you don't need to remind me!" If his opening goal was awesome, his hat-trick one was nothing short of breathtaking. But, not to be denied on the day.
How far away from Messi is Salah?
"For Mo to be involved in five goals is fantastic but to score four is even more fantastic".
Bayern's Poland worldwide has been a fixture on the list in recent seasons and a hat-trick against Hamburg took him to 100 Bundesliga goals for the club.
Mohamed Salah took the lead in the European Golden Shoe standings with his four goals against Watford at the weekend.
Four minutes into the second half, Salah sent a cross into the D-Box from the by line on the edge of the penalty box.
"Liverpool are looking to build and move things and if they can beat Man City, they will fancy themselves in the Champions League".