The 10 Greatest Premier League Goals of the Decade: No.8 – Robert Pires, Aston Villa v Arsenal, 2002

Ollie Irish

7th, January 2010



This goal sums up the casual brilliance of Pires. First there is the wrong-footing flick, reminiscent of Gazza’s set-up for his goal against Scotland at Euro ’96, followed by an impudent lobbed finish over the head of none other than Peter Schmeichel, a keeper who had foiled the Gunners

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