Top 10 Greatest Premier League Goals After Alejandro Garnacho's Overhead Kick vs Everton

Top 10 Greatest Premier League Goals After Alejandro Garnacho's Overhead Kick vs Everton

Fred Kennedy
updated at November 28, 2023 at 2:44 PM
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  • Alejandro Garnacho scored one of the best goals in Premier League history on Sunday vs Everton
  • The goal was reminiscent of Wayne Rooney's overhead kick against Manchester City back in 2011
  • Legends including Thierry Henry are among the players who have netted sublime goals in the past

Alejandro Garnacho's wonder goal against Everton has been ranked as the greatest Premier League goal of all time.

The Manchester United star treated fans to a rare spectacle on Sunday, November 26, when he netted a spectacular overhead kick inside three minutes of the EPL clash played at Goodison Park.

Garnacho's strike was a piece of art initiated by Victor Lindelof, who played a cross-field pass to Marcus Rashford.

Alejandro Garnacho scores an overhead kick during the Premier League match at Goodison Park. Photo by Peter Byrne.
Alejandro Garnacho scores an overhead kick during the Premier League match at Goodison Park. Photo by Peter Byrne.
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Rashford went on to set up Diogo Dalot before the Portuguese floated the ball to Garnacho, who - unmarked from 15 yards out - produced an unbelievable bicycle kick to make it 1-0.

The youngster's goal earned him praise from fans, pundits, and even fellow footballers, with GiveMeSport ranking it and nine others as the best in the history of the Premier League.

Sports Brief takes a look at the top 10 goals rated as the greatest of all time.

The greatest goals in EPL history

10. David Beckham vs Wimbledon – August 17, 1996

In 1996, David Beckham stunned the world by scoring from the halfway line against Wimbledon.

The goal was described as 'absolutely phenomenal' and one that will be 'talked about and replayed for years'.

9. Jack Wilshere vs Norwich – October 19, 2013

Had it not been for injuries, Jack Wilshere is been would have player a destined for greatness.

While his football career did not turn out as many expected, his spectacular goal against Norwich in 2013 has formed a huge part of his Arsenal career.

During the era of Arsene Wenger's renowned 'Wengerball' style of play, the former midfielder capped off a mesmerizing passing sequence before tucking the ball into the back of the net.

8. Paul Scholes vs Bradford – March 25, 2000

Paul Scholes was never known as a great goal-scorer.

However, in 2000, the midfielder proved that he could score stunners as much as good as his crosses.

The Englishman netted arguably one of the best volleys ever scored in the EPL in a match that also saw Beckham bag two assists.

7. Robin van Persie vs Charlton – September 30, 2006

RvP was known for many things, but his goal-scoring prowess was quite something.

The Dutchman scored 144 EPL goals during his stint with Arsenal and Manchester United.

However, none of the goals comes close to the stunner he netted against Charlton in 2006.

6. Thierry Henry vs Manchester United – October 1, 2000

The Frenchman is a Premier League legend for many reasons - and his stunning goals during his illustrious spell with Arsenal is one of them.

In 2000, Henry scored easily one of the best EPL goals against Manchester United.

5. Paolo Di Canio vs Wimbledon – 26 March, 2000

Paolo Di Canio may not be a household name in the Premier League.

However, whenever his name is mentioned, his iconic goal against Wimbledon will always come to mind.

The Italian produced his moment of magic by latching onto Trevor Sinclair’s cross before launching a sublime karate-like volley to leave everyone stunned.

4. Tony Yeboah vs Liverpool – August 21, 1995

In 1995, Yeboah, while turning out for Leeds United, stunned the Liverpool camp by scoring a thunderous strike that left David James, who was in goal for the Reds, with no chance.

3. Pajtim Kasami vs Crystal Palace – October 21, 2013

Kasami's goal against Crystal Palace in 2013 was a remarkable display of athleticism and skill.

The Swiss midfielder controlled a long ball from his own half with his chest before unleashing an unstoppable volley from the edge of the area, with the ball flying into the top corner of the net.

2. Wayne Rooney vs Manchester City – February 12, 2011

Rooney's overhead kick goal against Manchester City in 2011 is widely considered one of the greatest goals in Premier League history.

It was a moment of pure brilliance from the legendary striker, helping his side win the derby 2-1.

1. Alejandro Garnacho vs Everton – November 27, 2023

Final on this list is Garnacho's Sunday cracker against Everton.

When the youngster netted the bicycle kick, many were quick to compare it to Rooney's stunner against City.

The goal won the Argentine the man of the match.

The worst finishers in Europe

Sports Brief has also reported that the race for top honours in different leagues is already in full flow more than 10 game weeks into the new season.

Last season's top scorer and the Gerd Muller Award winner, Erling Haaland continued from where he left off, as have Harry Kane and Jude Bellingham.

However, there are forwards who have been guilty of missing big chances for their sides and have been included in the list of worst finishers in Europe.

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Fred Kennedy has a Bachelor's degree in journalism (Daystar University), currently working as a Sports Editor. He has more than five years of experience in digital journalism.