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Top 6 players with most last-minute winners in Premier League history

Rashford at Man Utd
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Let’s take a look at the Premier League’s greatest last-minute heroes.

Nothing quite captures the collective breath of football fans like a last-minute goal. Premier League history is peppered with unforgettable moments when players snatch victory from the jaws of a draw.

In this article, we’ll take a look at the players with the most last-minute winners in the history of the English top flight.

Ian Wright (6)

Arsenal icon Ian Wright, with his clinical finishing and innate goal-scoring instinct, secured his place among the Premier League’s last-minute heroes. Wright’s ability to perform under pressure became a defining trait of his career.

Steven Gerrard (6)

A Liverpool legend, Steven Gerrard, stands tall among the players with the most last-minute goals in the Premier League. Known for his leadership qualities and incredible versatility, Gerrard’s late-game heroics were a crucial part of his legendary legacy at Anfield.

Christian Benteke (6)

Belgian striker Christian Benteke is another player who has etched his name in Premier League history with his penchant for scoring crucial goals in the dying moments. Benteke’s physical prowess, combined with his goal-scoring acumen, has made him a formidable force in the box. During his career at Liverpool, Aston Villa, and Crystal Palace, Benteke remained a last-minute threat for Premier League opponents.

Papiss Demba Cissé (6)

Demba Cissé left an indelible mark on the Premier League with his goal-scoring exploits in the late stages of matches. Cissé spent a four-year spell at Newcastle, registering a total of 44 goals in 130 appearances for the Magpies.

Sadio Mané (6)

Another Senegalese star, Sadio Mané, known for his electrifying pace and clinical finishing, has also made a significant impact with his last-minute heroics in the Premier League. Mane’s ability to turn a game on its head in the final moments played a pivotal role in Liverpool‘s title victory in 2020.

Marcus Rashford (6)

The only active player among the top six, Marcus Rashford has already made history with his ability to score late winners for Manchester United. Rashford’s crucial goals against Hull City, Bournemouth, Wolves, and West Ham have endeared him to Manchester United fans.