Set-Piece Specialists You Need To Consider

Set-Piece

The Importance of Set-Piece takers

When it comes to Fantasy Hub the aim is to score as many points as possible and sit comfortably at the top of your leagues.

A good way of scoring easy points is via set-piece takers, players who are on corner, free-kick or penalty duties pick up bags of points.

The best thing about having a good set-piece taker is that more or less every club has one.

Which means you can often avoid the so called 'big name' players and find cheaper alternatives who will get you just as many, if not more points.

Crystal Palace's Luka Milivojević being the perfect example.

Download Fantasy Hub today and create up to 5 teams for FREE - Download it on all major devices HERE!

Trent Alexander-Arnold - (£6.8m)

There is no surprise that Trent is the first player we're highlighting, as the Liverpool defender has come up with the goods on both corners and free-kicks on multiple occasions.

With the big aerial presence of Virgil Van Dijk in the box, the Champions League winners should see more than their fair share of goals from corner and free kick deliveries.

The England international showed in last season's Champions League final he has a real eye for delivery from dead ball situations, and has been known to bang in one or two free-kicks along the way.

Trent
Trent Alexander-Arnold on free-kick duty for Liverpool in the Champions League.

Luka Milivojević - (£6.6m)

Only Manchester United were awarded more penalties than Crystal Palace last season, however no player scored more times from the spot than Luka Milivojević.

The best penalty taker in the Premier League last season, scoring an incredible 10 penalties whilst taking 11. - Proving why he should be a first choice pick in your Fantasy Hub teams.

With the introduction of VAR this season and Crystal Palace keeping hold of Wilfried Zaha, we may see more penalties this season than ever before...and therefore more goals for the big Serbian.

Paul Pogba - (£7.9m)

Last season Manchester United were awarded 12 penalties in the Premier League, 9 of them were put into the back of the net, 7 of which were by Paul Pogba.

With the addition of Dan James up top, alongside Rashford and Martial, the Red Devils pace on the counter is a force to be reckoned with.

The three tricky forwards are nailed on to be brought down in the box throughout the season and with the help of VAR, Pogba is likely to continue his solid spot kick form.

Pogba
Known for his 'unusual' stuttered run up, Paul Pogba had one of the best penalty records last season.

Christian Eriksen - (£7.7m)

Tottenham last season were the biggest threat from corners scoring on 14 occasions.

The reason behind their dead ball success was no doubt down to the delivery of Christian Eriksen - one of Tottenham's main set piece takers.

Despite the uncertainty surrounding his future, if Spurs manage to keep hold of the great Dane then he'll be a great asset to any Fantasy Hub team.

Eriksen
Only two players achieved more assists than Christian Eriksen last season.

James Maddison - (£6.9m)

After an incredible debut season for Leicester City, James Maddison has already established himself as a top Premier League midfielder.

No player in the Premier League scored more goals from free-kick's than the England international last season, with Maddison finding the back of the net on 3 occasions.

Another important factor is that the Leicester midfielder also took the odd penalty when Vardy wasn't on the pitch, making him a threat from all areas of the field.

Harry Kane - (£8.3m)

As well as being a prolific goalscorer, Harry Kane is deadly from the penalty spot scoring all 4 penalties he took last season.

Given his role within the Tottenham squad we can assume that he'll be taking majority of the spot kicks again this season, and with his ability we're confident he'll bag plenty.

The England frontman is one of the few players to have a 100% conversion rate and have more than 3 penalties taken, so why not choose him?

Kane Penalty
Harry Kane has been the main penalty take for club and country in recent years.

Simply download Fantasy Hub on either iOS or Android HERE to get started!

Don't forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram for all things fantasy football.

Free Bets & Offers

🔴 Bet £5 & Get £20 FREE BETS! 🔴
FIRST SINGLE & E/W BET ONLY. ODDS OF 1/1 OR GREATER. 2 X £10 BET TOKENS. FREE BET STAKES NOT INCLUDED IN RETURNS. FREE BETS ARE NON WITHDRAWABLE. NO FREE BET EXPIRY. ELIGIBILITY RESTRICTIONS. FURTHER T&CS APPLY. 18+. BEGAMBLEAWARE.ORG
Claim Bonus
🏆 £20 Risk Free First Bet - Money Back in CASH 🏆
New customers only, limited to one per person. If you’ve previously had a Paddy Power account, you will not qualify for the offer. Place your first bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £/€20. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
⚡️Get up to £100 in Bet Credits⚡️
New Customers only. Up to £100* in Bet Credits. Sign up, deposit £5* or more to your account and bet365 will match your qualifying deposit in Bet Credits when you place qualifying bets to the same value and they are settled. Min odds/bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. T&Cs, time limits & exclusions apply.
Claim Bonus
🙌 £20 Risk Free First Bet - Money Back in CASH! 🙌
New customers only. Minimum odds 1/5 (1.2). If you place a multiple at least one selection must meet the min odds requirement. Max £20 refund. Only deposits made using Cards or Applepay qualify. Qualifying bet must be placed and settled within 30 days of account opening. T&Cs apply.
Claim Bonus
🟢 Money Back As Bonus Up To £40 If Your First Bet Loses + £10 Casino Bonus! 🟢
New customers only. 18+, BeGambleAware.org. Min deposit £10. Money back as bonus. Wagering requirements: Sportsbook 3x at min. odds of 1.40 (2/5), Casino 25x. Only one bonus can be used at a time, Sportsbook bonus must be wagered before using the Casino, unless the bonus has been forfeited. Bonus will expire after 7 days of opt-in.
Claim Bonus
🌟 Bet £5 & Get £30 in Bonuses 🌟
New Customers only. Deposit and place a £5 qualifying bet at odds of 2.00 or greater within 7 days of opening a new account; excludes cashed out bets. Receive 2x £10 Sports/Virtual Sports Free Bets, valid on set events only at odds 2.00 or greater, expires in 7 days, plus a £10 Casino Bonus, expires in 7 days. Wager the Casino Bonus 35x to withdraw winnings. Payment Cards only. Geographical Restrictions and T&Cs Apply. Please Gamble Responsibly
Claim Bonus
Get up to £30 in FREE BETS! ☑️
New UK & Ireland customers only. Min Deposit: £10. First deposit matched up to £30. 1 x wagering at odds of 1.75+ to unlock Free Bet. Debit Card & PayPal deposits only. Terms Apply
Claim Bonus
When The Fun Stops. Stop.