Set-piece takers Bundesliga 2018/19
This overview shows you the expected set-piece takers for each team in the Bundesliga 2018/19. They are based on last season’s experience, online stats currently available, pre-season friendlies and in the case of newcomers to a team, what role they played at their previous club.
The list will be updated as new league trends become apparent. If you think that any of the information listed is not correct, then please leave a comment or contact us @11_Heroes on Twitter.
Last updated on 27.8.
Corners: James, Kimmich, Robben, Ribery, Thiago, Goretzka
Free kicks: James, Lewandowski
Corners: Reus, Pulisic, Gurreiro, Kagawa, Sancho
Free kicks: Reus, Gurreiro, Kagawa
Corners: Konoplyanka, Caligiuri, Oczipka, Harit
Free kicks: Konoplayanka, Naldo
Penalties: Bentaleb, Konoplyanka, Burgstaller
Corners: Forsberg, Sabitzer
Free kicks: Forsberg, Sabitzer
Penalties: Werner, Forsberg
Corners: Brandt, Wendell, Bailey
Free kicks: Brandt, Bailey
Penalties: Wendell, Aranguiz, Alario, Volland
Corners: Demirbay, Amiri, Grillitsch
Free kicks: Demirbay, Amiri, Kramaric
Penalties: Kramaric, Szalai
Corners: Didavi, Castro
Free kicks: Didavi, Castro, Gentner
Penalties: Gomez, Didavi
Corners: Hazard, Lang, Wendt, Stindl, Raffael
Free kicks: Hazard, Raffael, Wendt
Penalties: Stindl, Hazard, Raffael
Corners: Plattenhart, Pekarik, Leckie, Darida
Free kicks: Plattenhart, Darida
Penalties: Ibisevic, Kalou
Corners: Chandler, Hasebe, Müller
Free kicks: Fabian, Stendera, Hasebe
Corners: Augustinsson, Klaassen
Free kicks: Klaassen
Penalties: Kruse, Harnik
Corners: Max, Baier, Gregoritsch
Free kicks: Gregoritsch, Baier
Penalties: Finnbogason, Gregoritsch
Corners: Edgar Prib, Albornoz, Schwegler
Free kicks: Prib, Schwegler
Penalties: Füllkrug, Wood
Free kicks: Gondorf
Penalties: Petersen, Niederlechner
Corners: Malli, Klaus, Gerhardt
Free kicks: Malli, Klaus
Penalties: Verhaegh, Malli, Ginczek
Corners: Öztunali, Maxim, Latza, de Blasis
Free kicks: Öztunali, Maxim
Penalties: Brosinski, de Blasis
For the last two teams, we are not sure yet who the set-piece takers will be. Please leave a comments if you know more than we do!
Corners: Usami, Gießelmann
Free kicks: Gießelmann
Penalties: Duksch, Hennings
1. FC Nürnberg
Corners: Valentini, Kerk?!
Free kicks: Valentini, Löwe, Kerk?!
Penalties: Isak?!, Behrens?!
Fantasy tips for your set-piece takers in the Bundesliga
- Set-piece takers are of great importance in both daily fantasy and seasonal fantasy: Daily vs Seasonal Fantasy Football Explained.
- Free kicks and even more so penalties can often lead to a direct goal
- Assists are almost as valuable.
- It’s not just important to look for players who are responsible for their team’s set pieces, it is also worth taking a look at the statistics to find out which teams score goals from set-piece situations!
- When faced with a difficult decision between two players, remember that set-piece takers always have the potential to bring extra points to your team.
- Defenders who take set pieces are particularly valuable, as they often get more points for goals and if they pick up the clean-sheet bonus as well, they can earn gigantic scores (the defensive captain!)
- For teams with strong set-piece takers, it’s also worth taking a look at defensive players who are known to be good in the air, these are also very valuable!