Here are all the set piece takers for all 20 Premier League teams. These include each team’s penalty taker, free kick taker and corner kick taker.
As many of you know, set piece takers constantly change throughout the season. The table below will be updated as and when new information becomes available.
Set Piece Takers Importance
We all know the difference set piece takers make to Fantasy Premier League teams. They play an important role in the decision making process behind fantasy teams.
The introduction of VAR had expected to increase the penalty count during the 2019/20 season. However, this wasn’t the case.
Instead, there were 92 penalties awarded, of which 72 were scored. That’s a 78% conversion rate.
Man Utd were awarded the most for a second campaign running. They scored 10 of their 14. Man City had the second most penalties with 11 but only scored 6 of them!
Everton, Newcastle and Sheff Utd had the fewest with one each. Newcastle missed that one penalty, meaning they were the only team in the 19/20 season to not score a penalty.
103 penalties were awarded in 2018/19 with 84 of them scored, according to Transfermarkt. This means just under 80% were converted.
Man Utd were awarded the most but having only scored 75% of them, it was Crystal Palace who scored the most with 11.
Watford were only awarded one penalty all season while, notably, Liverpool scored all 7 of theirs.
The 2017/18 only saw 80 penalties given. Only 56 of these were scored. This means the penalty success rate was 70%, a drop compared to previous seasons. Luka Milivojevic lead the way with 7 successful penalties whilst Jamie Vardy came in second place with 5 converted spot kicks.
In the 2016/17 there were 106 penalty kicks in the Premier League, 81 of which were scored. That’s a 76.4% success rate. James Milner and Harry Kane scored 8 and 6 penalties respectively. That’s a difference of 40 and 24 points before you take into account any bonus points.