Pellistri revives the art of rounding a keeper

Andrei Kanchelskis v Norwich (1993)
The Reds roared out of the blocks at Carrow Road to blitz Norwich with a spell of devastating attacking football that will forever live long in the memory. The Ukrainian got on the end of a quite brilliant move down the right, which included a perfectly timed through ball by McClair. Although Eric Cantona powered into the middle, hoping for a centre, the right-winger had admitted he wanted more goals to show his worth to the team and he decided to go it alone, skipping past Bryan Gunn before slipping the ball home in style.

Ruud van Nistelrooy v Aston Villa (2002)
We also recall Ruud rounding the keeper on his debut in the Charity Shield against Liverpool but, to be honest, it’s impossible to leave this one out. The deadly Dutchman capped the most stirring of comebacks at Villa Park in the FA Cup by making it 3-2 and the keeper he jinked past before touching in the winner was none other than Peter Schmeichel. It would be remiss of us not to give a shout out to the man who provided the assist either – a certain Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.


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