The Egyptian took just 69 games to do it in, while next closest Fernando Torres needed 72 fixtures to hit the same mark.
But Klopp insisted Liverpool play their own way, and the German is more than happy for that to continue.
Keita appealed for a penalty but appeared to go down easily under Maya Yoshida's challenge, with Liverpool needing Salah to break his drought to nudge ahead.
City are due to play Brighton & Hove Albion in the semi-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday and won't play in the league again until next Sunday (14th April) due to a midweek Champions League quarter-final date with Tottenham. We have got great games to watch.
"After nine games [without scoring], I'm very happy to score a goal to help the team", Salah said.
For their next three games they play before Liverpool, with the only real chance Liverpool have to put the pressure on City coming on April. 26 as they face Huddersfield and City play two days later against Burnley.
"It is an outstanding level of performance from both teams this season".
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"We have 82 points now".
The skipper played in a more advanced role and his aggression and desire was clear from the minute he came on, meanwhile Milner astutely calmed things down on the right side of defence.
"I think the first half was hard because we made it hard", the No.4, who captained the side from the start, told Liverpoolfc.com post-match. "It was a big performance in the second half and a big result".
Liverpool have five games to play while City have six, and it seems neither can afford a slip-up as the title race looks set to go down to the wire.
"It was goal number 50 for Liverpool (in the league), an incredible number".
"It was brilliant, I told the boys we have a good mentality among us", said Klopp.
"It is a hard year for everybody, you need to have 70-75 points for the Champions League and 90-something for the title".
Liverpool also have three of their final five games at home, as Anfield has become a fortress with Klopp's men now on the second-longest unbeaten home run in PL history which is 37 games.