Most Free-Kick Goals In Premier League

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Sebastian Larsson has the most free-kick goals in the Premier League with eleven goals. Cristiano Ronaldo is at number three with 9 free-kick goals.
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Premier League is the toughest league in the World. According to UEFA’s club co-efficient, Premier League is above any other league in Europe. Hence, it keeps on producing lesser chances to score against tougher oppositions. Therefore, scoring from a set piece is quite an easier option when comes to net the ball. Premier League has seen some of the greatest free-kickers of the ball over the years. But who was the best? You will get to know as we give you players with the most free-kick goals in, the Premier League.

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10 Most Free-Kick Goals In Premier League

Below are the players who scored some astonishing goals throughout their Premier League career from a set piece.

#1 Sebastian Larsson – 11 free-kick goals

A shocker upfront? Well yes, it is not someone like David Beckham or Wayne Rooney with the most free-kick goals in the Premier League. It is Sebastian Larsson who has the most free-kick goals in the league. The number is 11.

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Sebastian Larrson taking a free kick for Sunderland FC. Image- 90 min

The midfielder scored 26 Premier League goals in his career. 11 of them happens to be from a set-piece. Sebastian played for three years for Arsenal FC. Then, went on to represent Birmingham City for three years. But, after the 2011-12 season, he played six years for Sunderland FC. However, Larsson had a shooting accuracy of 35%.

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#2 James Ward-Prowse -10 free-kick goals

The number 8 from Southampton is the second on the list. James has been with the Southampton team since the 2012-13 season. Till then he has managed to score some screamers in the Premier League. The 26-years old English player has 32 goals against his name and 10 of them came via free-kicks.

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James Ward-Prowse while shooting a free-kick for Southampton. Image- Guardian

James has a 43% shooting accuracy against his name. This takes him to the list of the best free-kick takers of all time in the league. With age by his side, he will surely be the man with the most free-kick goals in the Premier League. Although, there is a man at number three on the list who will be eager to catch him in the race soon.

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#3 Cristiano Ronaldo – 9 Free-kick goals

Yes, you guessed it right! The man who is still in the race is Cristiano Ronaldo. Although Ronaldo has not scored any free-kick goals for Manchester United in his second term with the club, he will surely catch James very soon. The 36-year old Portuguese legend is one of the best in the business when it comes to shooting it into the net.

Ronaldo’s outrageous free-kick goal against Portsmouth in 2006-07.

The three-time league champion Ronaldo has 87 premier league goals as of 10/10/2021 and 9 of them were free-kick goals. All of them were in his first six years with the club. Ronaldo has a 37% shooting accuracy in the Premier League, which can surely grow now considering his experience over the years.

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#4 Christian Eriksen – 8 Free-kick goals

The Denis star had a wonderful time at Tottenham Hotspur. Eriksen had spent 7 seasons in the Premier League before moving to Serie-A. The midfielder scored 51 goals for the Spurs in 226 matches. Meanwhile, he was also awarded the Goal of the month award once in the April of 2007-08 season. Although that was not a free-kick, it shows how good a shooter he was in the League.

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Eriksen taking a free-kick for Tottenham Hotspur. Image- The Canberra Times

Eriksen had 36% shooting accuracy while taking many of the free-kicks along with Harry Kane and Gareth Bale in his time with the Spurs.

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#5 Juan Mata – 8 free-kick goals

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Juan Mata with an outstanding free-kick against Leicester. Image –

Mainly left-footed Juan Mata is considered as one of the most underrated footballers in the Premier League. After three brilliant seasons with Chelsea FC, Mata joined the Red Devils, Manchester United in 2013-14. The 34-year old Spaniard seldom starts for United now-a-days. However, he still has a lot to offer with the experience of 52 goals. 8 of those goals have come from set-pieces in the Premier League.

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Mata has a shooting accuracy of 37% in the Premier League which is considered very good at the highest level.

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