4. Callum Wilson – 94.1% (16/17)
English striker Callum Wilson just successfully took a penalty kick in Newcastle United’s 2-2 draw against Wolverhampton last weekend. This goal helped the striker born in 1992 enter the top 4 players with the highest penalty kick success rate in tournament history.
Callum Wilson scored 16 goals out of 17 times he stepped up to the plate as a Premier League player. The last time the 31-year-old striker missed a shot was in August 2018. Up to now, the player born in 1992 has successfully taken 12 consecutive penalty kicks.
3. Danny Murphy – 94.7% (17/18)
Danny Murphy has been a regular penalty taker throughout his Premier League career, including his time with clubs such as Liverpool, Charlton, Tottenham and Fulham. The former England midfielder successfully took the first penalty kick in Liverpool’s 1-0 win over Manchester United in April 2004.
The only time Danny Murphy failed on the penalty spot was when he was saved by Joe Hart, a relatively good penalty-catching goalkeeper, in Fulham’s 3-2 win over Manchester City in 2008.
2. Matt Le Tissier – 96.2% (25/26)
Matt Le Tissier is recognized as one of the best penalty kick players in the Premier League as he only missed one penalty throughout his career in the country’s top tournament.
Le Tissier is hailed by fans as Southampton’s greatest player ever after an illustrious career with the home team Saint Mary’s. He even refused many transfers to stay and help the club stay in the Premier League.
The former England international scored 161 goals in 443 appearances for Southampton, including many spectacular goals. He successfully completed 25/26 penalties. Loyalty helps Le Tissier receive a lot of love from fans.
1. Yaya Toure – 100% (November 11)
Yaya Toure is the best penalty taker in Premier League history with a success rate of up to 100%.. There has never been any name comparable to the former Manchester City midfielder in terms of proportion.
The Ivory Coast legend successfully took all 11 penalties for Manchester City. He has never failed every time he was given responsibility on the 11 meter mark. Yaya Toure deserves to be the hero of the blue half of Manchester, alongside Vincent Kompany, Sergio Aguero, and David Silva.
For many years of dedication to the Etihad Stadium team, 2013/2014 was one of the best seasons in the Premier League for Yaya Toure, he contributed a total of 29 goals and assists, making a great contribution to helping Manchester City rise to the top. championship after 44 years of waiting.
Huy Truong | 13:54 November 1, 2023