Premier League centre-forwards pride themselves on being able to convert all manner of chances, but the one-on-one is arguably their bread and butter and the ultimate test of composure in front of goal.
Faced with just the goalkeeper to beat, it is the ultimate duel between sharpshooter and shot-stopper, one which the very best forwards are expected to score with minimal fuss.
We’ve decided to look back at some of the very best one-on-one finishers the Premier League has ever seen, a selection of players with an ice-cold temperament whenever they’ve broken through opposition lines to come face-to-face with the goalkeeper.
These forwards may not necessarily be the five best strikers to have played in the division, but you would bet your house on them running off in celebration when presented with a one-on-one.
Here are five of the best one-on-one finishers in Premier League history.
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Author: Harry Diamond