BBC Football’s Top 10 EPL Goals of the Season
The Premier League season has come to an end, and what a remarkable season it has been for goals. From stunning long-range strikes to delightful team goals, the 2020-2021 campaign treated us to some truly awe-inspiring moments. As always, BBC Football has put together a list of the top 10 goals of the season, capturing the essence of the beautiful game in this remarkable collection.
10. Pedro Neto vs Chelsea (December 15th, 2020):
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ speedster Pedro Neto showcased his exceptional dribbling skills as he darted past four Chelsea defenders before calmly slotting the ball into the back of the net.
9. Mason Mount vs Liverpool (March 4th, 2021):
Chelsea’s Mason Mount showed his repertoire of talents with an exquisite goal against reigning champions Liverpool. He received the ball, turned, and unleashed a powerful left-footed strike from outside the box, leaving the goalkeeper with no chance.
8. Leandro Trossard vs Aston Villa (February 13th, 2021):
Brighton & Hove Albion’s Leandro Trossard produced a moment of individual brilliance against Aston Villa. Trossard picked up the ball on the wing, cut inside, and unleashed a thunderous shot from distance, finding the top corner of the net.
7. James Maddison vs Manchester City (February 27th, 2021):
Leicester City’s James Maddison announced his arrival back from injury with a fantastic goal against Manchester City. Collecting the ball on the edge of the box, he curled a sumptuous effort into the top corner, leaving the opposing goalkeeper grasping at thin air.
6. Ola Aina vs West Bromwich Albion (November 2nd, 2020):
Fulham’s Ola Aina showed his acrobatic skills with a breathtaking overhead kick against West Bromwich Albion. Aina connected perfectly with the ball, sending it flying into the top corner, giving the goalkeeper no chance to react.
5. Kevin De Bruyne vs Crystal Palace (January 17th, 2021):
Manchester City’s maestro, Kevin De Bruyne, displayed his incredible technique with a stunning outside-of-the-boot strike against Crystal Palace. The Belgian curled the ball from the edge of the box, nestling it in the far corner.
4. Jesse Lingard vs Wolverhampton Wanderers (April 5th, 2021):
West Ham United’s Jesse Lingard continued his sensational loan spell with a superb solo goal against Wolverhampton Wanderers. He received the ball near the halfway line, dribbled past several defenders, and calmly slotted the ball into the net.
3. Manuel Lanzini vs Tottenham Hotspur (October 18th, 2020):
West Ham United’s Manuel Lanzini produced a moment of magic in the dying moments of the game against Tottenham Hotspur. With his team trailing 3-0, Lanzini unleashed an unstoppable long-range effort, securing an extraordinary 3-3 draw.
2. Paul Pogba vs West Ham United (March 14th, 2021):
Manchester United’s Paul Pogba demonstrated his sublime skill with a fabulous left-footed strike against West Ham United. Pogba received the ball on the edge of the box and unleashed a rocket into the top corner, leaving the goalkeeper helpless.
1. Erik Lamela vs Arsenal (March 14th, 2021):
Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela takes the crown for the goal of the season with his audacious rabona against North London rivals Arsenal. After some nifty footwork and a clever turn, Lamela executed a rabona finish, sending the ball into the net, leaving everyone stunned.
BBC Football’s top 10 EPL goals of the season truly encapsulate the essence of excellence in the Premier League. Whether it be individual brilliance or exquisite team play, these goals display the sheer beauty and skill that makes football the world’s most beloved sport.