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Goals, goals, goals

With 1,064 goals netted in what became the second-highest goal scoring season in a 20-club Premier League campaign, landmarks were reached and skills took centre stage.

Emre Can's acrobatic goal against Watford earned the Liverpool midfielder the EA SPORTS Goal of the Season award

Goal of the season

Emre Can won the Carling Goal of the Season with a stunning overhead kick.

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25,000th Premier League goal

It was fitting that the 25th season of the Premier League featured the 25,000th goal. Zlatan Ibrahimović scored the milestone.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th Premier League with his first strike away to Swansea City

Scorpion kicks

We saw wonder goals from both Olivier Giroud and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. 

“Sometimes you see a goal of a certain type – but when you see two like that in a matter of a week or so, it’s incredible.” - Gary Neville, Sky Sports

“Sometimes you see a goal of a certain type – but when you see two like that in a matter of a week or so, it’s incredible.”

Gary Neville, Sky Sports

Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored the first scorpion kick of the season, before Arsenal's Olivier Giroud replied with his own less than a week later

Golden Boot

Harry Kane's 29 Premier League goals earned him the Golden Boot award for the second season in a row. 

Harry Kane received the 2016/17 Golden Boot award after netting 29 Premier League goals

Meanwhile at the other end of the pitch…

Watch Alan Shearer talk about his picks of this season’s standout defensive performers in our exclusive video.

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