Ronaldo Penalty

A team by team guide to Serie A penalty takers

Penalty takers are a veritable gold mine for Fantacalcio enthusiasts. The real fanta veterans know that there’s no easier way to add points to your tally than to pick players responsible for taking spot-kicks for their teams. With 75% of all penalty kicks converted, consider these the easiest points you’ll make on your way to winning your league in Fantalcalcio.

Serie A penalty takers during 2020/21 campaign

During the 2020/2021 Serie A season, these are the players, most often, responsible for taking their teams’ penalty kicks:

ATALANTA: MURIEL, ZAPATA, MALINOVSKYI

BENEVENTO: LAPADULA, VIOLA, CAPRARI

BOLOGNA: ORSOLINI, BARROW, SANSONE

CAGLIARI: JOAO PEDRO, SIMEONE, PAVOLETTI

CROTONE: SIMY, BENALI, RIVIERE

FIORENTINA: PULGAR, VLAHOVIC, AMRABAT

GENOA: CRISCITO, PANDEV, SHOMURODOV

INTER: LUKAKU, MARTINEZ, SANCHEZ

JUVENTUS: RONALDO, DYBALA, MORATA

LAZIO: IMMOBILE, LUIS ALBERTO, CORREA

MILAN: IBRAHIMOVIC, KESSIE, CALHANOGLU

NAPOLI: INSIGNE, MERTENS, POLITANO

PARMA: KUCKA, INGLESE, CORNELIUS

ROME: VERETOUT, PELLEGRINI, DZEKO

SAMPDORIA: QUAGLIARELLA, RAMIREZ, GABBIADINI

SASSUOLO: BERARDI, CAPUTO, DEFREL

SPEZIA: RICCI, GALABINOV, NZOLA

TORINO: BELOTTI, ANSALDI, ZAZA

UDINESE: DE PAUL, LASAGNA, OKAKA

VERONA: DI CARMINE, KALINIC, VELOSO

Penalty Stats OCT – YTD 2020

Knowing your opposition is the best way to prepare for Fantacalcio. Just as football has its penalty specialists, it also contains goalkeepers used to saving spot-kicks. Throughout the current year, these were the most successful keepers at saving penalties.

Goal Keepers who saved penalties

NameClubRole (ITA)Role (ENG)Penalties Saved
SPORTIELLOAtalantaPGK1
MIRANTERomaPGK1
HANDANOVICInterPGK1
DONNARUMMAMilanPGK1
GOLLINIAtalantaPGK1
DRAGOWSKIFiorentinaPGK1
PROVEDELSpeziaPGK1

It is also essential to keep in mind the Fantacalcio rules. Fantasy football tends to reward the least likely scenarios. This is why selecting a defender that can score goals is always going to be more advantageous thank picking a striker. Here are the players who have scored goals from the penalty spot, based on their position.

Best Defenders by penalties scored

NameClubRole (ITA)Role (ENG)Penalties Scored
ANSALDITorinoDDEF1
CRISCITOGenoaDDEF1
GOLEMICCrotoneDDEF1

Best Midfielders by penalties scored

NameClubRole (ITA)Role (ENG)Penalties Scored
VERETOUTRomaCMF4
KESSIE’MilanCMF3
MIGUELVELOSOVeronaCMF2
KUCKAParmaCMF1
ZACCAGNIVeronaCMF1
LOCATELLISassuoloCMF1
DE PAULUdineseCMF1
CALHANOGLUMilanCMF1

Best Forwards by penalties scored

NameClubRole (ITA)Role (ENG)Penalties Scored
RONALDOJuventusAFWD4
IMMOBILELazioAFWD3
SIMYCrotoneAFWD3
LUKAKUInterAFWD3
IBRAHIMOVICMilanAFWD2
BELOTTITorinoAFWD2
BERARDISassuoloAFWD2
JOAO PEDROCagliariAFWD2
VLAHOVICFiorentinaAFWD2
QUAGLIARELLASampdoriaAFWD1
INSIGNENapoliAFWD1
MURIELAtalantaAFWD1
ZAPATA D.AtalantaAFWD1
SAUBeneventoAFWD1
CAPUTOSassuoloAFWD1
NZOLASpeziaAFWD1

Best Penalty Takers by position 2020/21 Line-Up

Fantacalcio penalty takers 2020/2021 season
Ronaldo 
Immobile
Lukaku
Veretout
Kessie 
Miguel Veloso
Kucka
Criscito
Ansaldi
Golemic
Donnarumma
Line Up made of the best penalty scorers Oct 2020 YTD by position

Read also: Free kicks and corners, here are the news for the auction: all the free-kick takers placed in Serie A

Featured image source: AP Images

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