Top six Premier League goals of all time: Have your say after Erik Lamela's stunning rabona against Arsenal

Top six Premier League goals of all time: Have your say after Erik Lamela's stunning rabona against Arsenal

ERIK LAMELA scored a sensational rabona for Tottenham during their North London derby defeat at Arsenal on Sunday.

But where does the strike rank among the best in Premier League history?

Lamela, 29, slotted a cheeky rabona through the legs of Thomas Partey and beyond Bernd Leno in the Gunners' goal.

The strike left the Argentine's team-mate Sergio Reguilon visibly in shock, with jaws on the floor across the country.

While the audacity and novelty of the goal mean it will live long in the memory, it does NOT make the top six Premier League goals ever, according to SunSport.

We've narrowed down nearly 30 years of top-flight action into just SIX goals – and we want you to vote for your favourite.

Check out our six picks – including 20 honourable mentions – and vote for your favourite…


Wimbledon vs LEEDS – Sep 23, 1995

YEBOAH has gone down in Premier League folklore mainly due to two incredible strikes early in the 1995 season.

Just a month after scoring a rocket of a volley against Liverpool, Yeboah scored an arguably even more impressive goal against Wimbledon.

Picking the ball up around 35 yards out, the Ghanaian controlled the ball perfectly on his chest, before flicking it up with his knee and expertly dumfounding the on-rushing defender.

Somehow remaining in perfect control of the ball at all times, Yeboah got the ball on the deck and unleashed a ferocious, unstoppable shot into the top corner.

You could argue all day as to whether the goal against Liverpool or Wimbledon is better – but you can't deny either warrants a place in the top six.


Leicester vs ARSENAL – Aug 27, 1997

ANOTHER Premier League icon who arguably could have had two goals on this list is Arsenal legend Bergkamp.

The Dutch star scored particularly eye-catching goals against Leicester in August 1997 and Newcastle in March 2002.

For the latter, Bergkamp – with his back to goal – flicked the ball beyond his defender, pirouetted and slotted home the most-casual of shots.

But we've opted for the Leicester strike for its sheer technical absurdity.

Then-boss Arsene Wenger called it 'exceptional', while agreeing it was his best-ever goal.

Chasing a chipped ball over the top and running away from goal, Bergkamp controlled the ball beautifully.

Before it could even touch the floor, the Dutchman flicked the ball over his defender's head, trapped it and sent it curling into the top corner.


WEST HAM vs Wimbledon – Mar 26, 2000

THE technique involved in this goal leaves fans mesmerised to this day.

Standing on the far-left side of the 18-yard box, Di Canio looks little danger as Trevor Sinclair sent a cross-field ball spiralling towards him.

The Wimbledon defence refused to over-commit to closing down on the Italian, expecting him to take a touch.

But instead, Di Canio showed incredible technique and athleticism to unleash an unstoppable, dipping scissor-kick volley into the far corner of the goal.


ARSENAL vs Man Utd – Oct 2, 2000

HENRY was no stranger to scoring a stunning goal during his time at Arsenal.

After all, he found the net 175 times in the Premier League.

But one consistently stands out above all others – his goal against Man Utd in the 2000-01 season.

Collecting the ball on the edge of the area with his back to goal, Henry flicked the ball up to himself and calmly guided the ball into the far corner.

To find the top corner is one thing, but to just know where the goal is when your back is facing it is something else.

It's one of those goals people just love to try to recreate in back gardens, parks and playgrounds, even 20 years later…


Crystal Palace vs FULHAM – Oct 21, 2013

AT the time it was likened to Marca van Basten's iconic goal for Holland against the Soviet Union in the final of Euro 1988.

That alone is high praise. But Fulham ace Kasami is thoroughly deserving of it.

A long ball was played up the right flank, with the Swiss midfielder controlling it on his chest.

His silky-smooth touch steered the ball away from his defenders… and the goal.

And without letting the ball touch the floor, Kasami swivelled and unleashed a mesmerising volley beyond the flailing keeper and into the net.


TOTTENHAM vs Burnley – Dec 7, 2019

THE 2020 Puskas Award winner, Son's goal against Burnley is still fresh in the minds of many.

The Tottenham ace picked up the ball on the edge of his own area before taking off at speed.

Son weaved his way between hapless defenders, all the while maintain an incredible top speed, between burst of acceleration.

At one stage, the South Korean had FIVE defenders within a metre of him, but he somehow still wriggled free.

After continuing his charge, Son was suddenly one-on-one with the Burnley stopper.

An he calmly fired the ball into the back of the net, sparking uproarious celebrations from the Spurs faithful.

But is Son's strike your favourite? Vote from our selection of six in the poll below… and keep scrolling for our 20 'best of the rest' goals since 1992-93.



In chronological order…

Matt Le Tissier – SOUTHAMPTON vs Newcastle – Oct 24 – 1993

Matt Le Tissier – Blackburn vs SOUTHAMPTON – Dec 10, 1994

Tony Yeboah – LEEDS vs Liverpool – Aug 21, 1995

Georgi Kinkladze – MAN CITY vs Southampton – Mar 16, 1996

David Beckham – Wimbledon vs MAN UTD – Aug 17, 1996

Eric Cantona – MAN UTD vs Sunderland – Dec 21 – 1996

Dennis Bergkamp – Newcastle vs ARSENAL – Mar 2, 2002

Alan Shearer – NEWCASTLE vs Everton – Dec 1, 2002

Wayne Rooney – MAN UTD vs Newcastle – Apr 24, 2005

Paul Scholes – MAN UTD vs Aston Villa – Dec 23, 2006

Cristiano Ronaldo – MAN UTD vs Portsmouth – Jan 30, 2008

Wayne Rooney – MAN UTD vs Man City – Feb 12, 2011

Peter Crouch – STOKE vs Man City – Mar 24, 2012

Papiss Cisse – Chelsea vs NEWCASTLE – May 2, 2012

Luis Suarez – LIVERPOOL vs Newcastle – Nov 4, 2012

Robin van Persie – MAN UTD vs Aston Villa – April 22, 2013

Jack Wilshere – ARSENAL vs Norwich – Oct 19, 2013

Olivier Giroud – ARSENAL vs Crystal Palace – Jan 1, 2017

Andros Townsend – Man City vs CRYSTAL PALACE – Dec 22, 2018

Erik Lamela – Arsenal vs TOTTENHAM – Mar 14, 2021

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