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Premier League goals of the week - gameweek 27

Tom Gott
Son scored a record-breaking goal
Son scored a record-breaking goal / Chris Brunskill/GettyImages

Parallel to all the fun of the Carabao Cup final, the Premier League threw up eight fascinating games for us in gameweek 27.

It proved to be Marcelo Bielsa's final outing as Leeds boss as he was relieved of his duties after being pummelled by Tottenham, while West Ham closed the gap to Manchester United in the race for the top four.

Here are the best goals from this past round of fixtures.

1. Oriol Romeu vs Norwich

The round's first game brought one of the top highlights in the form of this screamer from Southampton's Oriol Romeu.

For his first goal of the season, and his first since October 2020, Romeu lurked on the edge of the box to collect the scraps of a James Ward-Prowse corner, and without even taking a touch to control, he unleashed a wicked volley which crashed past Angus Gunn in the Norwich net.

Goals don't come around often for Romeu, but when they do, they're usually pretty special.

2. Dejan Kulusevski vs Leeds

Leeds fans, look away now. This is about to get ugly.

There was nothing ugly about Dejan Kulusevski's strike to put Spurs 2-0 up against Leeds. The January signing was far too strong for Junior Firpo and just too quick for anyone else as he forced his way into the box following some nice link-up play with Matt Doherty. Skipping past one more defender, Kulusevski arrowed a strike into the bottom corner.

In just five games with Spurs, Kulusevski has twice as many league goals as he managed in his 20 Serie A appearances this year.

3. Harry Kane vs Leeds

Is it even legal for Harry Kane to score a goal that isn't set up by Son Heung-min?

It was Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg doing the honours this week, but you might not believe that just from watching his pass - a gloriously weighted ball over the top that took the entire Leeds team apart.

Kane followed it perfectly and controlled his volley to guide it past Illan Meslier.

4. Son Heung-min vs Leeds

Ah, normality is restored.

The Kane/Son partnership set a new Premier League record with this one, and what a way to do it.

Son's finish was nice, but this one is all about Kane's pass. Picking someone out with that kind of pin-point accuracy is tough for even the best midfielders, but Kane made it look like child's play.

5. Joe Willock vs Brentford

Newcastle's job was made easier this weekend by a red card for Brentford's Josh Dasilva early in the game, and the Magpies wasted little time in taking advantage.

Joelinton's powerful header opened the scoring and Joe Willock made it two on the stroke of half-time with a lovely finish on the counter.

After some unreal target-man play from Fabian Schar of all people, Willock found himself through on goal and managed to steer his effort round David Raya with perfect composure.

6. Matty Cash vs Brighton

Another screamer here from Matty Cash.

Running on to a headed clearance, the Aston Villa right-back chested the ball down and fizzed a volley perfectly through the entire box and into the back of the Brighton net.

It went in with a little help from the post, which just makes every goal better.

7. Che Adams vs Norwich

A nice bonus goal here, because Che Adams' opener against Norwich could be the most beautifully awful strike you've ever seen.

Tino Livramento's cross went off Gunn, into Max Aarons and into Adams, who misses his snapshot, only to inadvertedly around-the-world the ball and fall to the floor.

Amid all the chaos, Adams managed to flick the ball over the pile-up of players on the line and finally get it into the back of the net. Fair play.