2022 World Cup: Corner, Set Piece and Penalty Takers

2022 World Cup: Corner, Set Piece and Penalty Takers

This article is part of our World Cup series.

Below is a list of expected penalty and set-piece takers for each team in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, listed in order from Group A to F.

For all RotoWire World Cup content from DFS to betting, visit our hub.

*We'll be updating this article throughout the tournament and are including corners taken in parentheses after each player's name.

Group A

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
EcuadorEnner Valencia (1), Gonzalo Plata, Carlos GruezoGonzalo Plata (6), Pervis Estupinan (3), Jeremy Sarmiento (2), Angel Mena
QatarAlmoez Ali, Akram Afif, Hassan Al-Haydos, Boualem KhoukhiAkram Afif (6), Hassan Al-Haydos (2), Abdulaziz Hatem (1)
NetherlandsMemphis DepayCody Gakpo (9), Steven Berghuis (2), Daley Blind (1), Memphis Depay
SenegalIsmaila SarrIdrissa Gueye (7), Pape Sarr (6), Ismail Jakobs (5), Pape Gueye (2), Krepin Diatta (1)

Group B

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
EnglandHarry Kane (2), Marcus RashfordPhil Foden (13), Kieran Trippier (8), Luke Shaw (4), Trent Alexander-Arnold
IranMehdi Taremi (1), Ehsan HajsafiAli Gholizadeh(3), Ehsan Hajsafi (3), Mehdi Taremi (1), Saman Ghoddos (1)
United StatesChristian Pulisic, Giovanni ReynaChristian Pulisic (19), Brenden Aaronson (3), Giovanni Reyna
WalesGareth Bale (1), Harry WilsonHarry Wilson (4), Aaron Ramsey (1), Daniel James (1)

Group C

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
ArgentinaLionel Messi (3), Leandro ParedesLionel Messi (14), Angel Di Maria (10), Marcos Acuna (4), Rodrigo De Paul (4), Papu Gomez (1)
MexicoRaul Jimenez

Below is a list of expected penalty and set-piece takers for each team in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, listed in order from Group A to F.

For all RotoWire World Cup content from DFS to betting, visit our hub.

*We'll be updating this article throughout the tournament and are including corners taken in parentheses after each player's name.

Group A

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
EcuadorEnner Valencia (1), Gonzalo Plata, Carlos GruezoGonzalo Plata (6), Pervis Estupinan (3), Jeremy Sarmiento (2), Angel Mena
QatarAlmoez Ali, Akram Afif, Hassan Al-Haydos, Boualem KhoukhiAkram Afif (6), Hassan Al-Haydos (2), Abdulaziz Hatem (1)
NetherlandsMemphis DepayCody Gakpo (9), Steven Berghuis (2), Daley Blind (1), Memphis Depay
SenegalIsmaila SarrIdrissa Gueye (7), Pape Sarr (6), Ismail Jakobs (5), Pape Gueye (2), Krepin Diatta (1)

Group B

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
EnglandHarry Kane (2), Marcus RashfordPhil Foden (13), Kieran Trippier (8), Luke Shaw (4), Trent Alexander-Arnold
IranMehdi Taremi (1), Ehsan HajsafiAli Gholizadeh(3), Ehsan Hajsafi (3), Mehdi Taremi (1), Saman Ghoddos (1)
United StatesChristian Pulisic, Giovanni ReynaChristian Pulisic (19), Brenden Aaronson (3), Giovanni Reyna
WalesGareth Bale (1), Harry WilsonHarry Wilson (4), Aaron Ramsey (1), Daniel James (1)

Group C

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
ArgentinaLionel Messi (3), Leandro ParedesLionel Messi (14), Angel Di Maria (10), Marcos Acuna (4), Rodrigo De Paul (4), Papu Gomez (1)
MexicoRaul Jimenez, Uriel AntunaLuis Chavez (12),Ernesto Alexis Vega (4), Erick Sanchez, Andres Guardado
PolandRobert Lewandowski (2), Krzysztof PiatekPiotr Zielinski (9), Przemyslaw Frankowski  (2), Sebastian Szymanski
Saudi ArabiaSalem Al-Dawsari, Saleh Al-ShehriSami Al-Najei (3), Nawaf Al-Abed (2), Salem Al-Dawsari (2), Salman Al-Faraj (1)

Group D

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
AustraliaJamie Maclaren, Jason CummingsCraig Goodwin (3), Aaron Mooy (3), Riley McGree (1), Ajdin Hrustic
DenmarkChristian Eriksen, Simon KjaerChristian Eriksen (20), Andreas Skov Olsen (1), Mathias Jensen
FranceKylian Mbappe, Antoine GriezmannAntoine Griezmann (26), Kylian Mbappe (5), Kingsley Coman (2)
TunisiaWahbi Khazri, Mohamed Ali Ben RomdhaneAnis Ben Slimane (6), Naim Sliti (5), Ali El Abdi (1), Youssef Msakni (1), Wahbi Khazri (1), Ali Maaloul (1)

Group E

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
Costa RicaCelso Borges, Johan VenegasJoel Campbell (1), Johan Venegas
JapanRitsu Doan, Takumi MinaminoDaichi Kamada (6), Ritsu Doan (5), Junya Ito (5), Yuki Soma (3)
GermanyIlkay Gundogan (1), Thomas MullerJoshua Kimmich (18), David Raum (7)
SpainFerran Torres (1), Alvaro MorataDani Olmo (14), Marco Asensio (2), Pablo Sarabia (2), Carlos Soler (2), Ansu Fati (1)

Group F

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
BelgiumRomelu Lukaku, Eden HazardThorgan Hazard (7), Kevin De Bruyne (7), Dries Mertens (3), Leandro Trossard
CanadaAlphonso Davies (1), Cyle LarinAlphonso Davies (5), David Junior Hoilett (5), Liam Millar (1), Stephen Eustaquio (1)
CroatiaLuka Modric, Andrej KramaricLuka Modric (15), Mateo Kovacic (5), Lovro Majer (2), Ivan Perisic (1), Mislav Orsic (1)
MoroccoSofiane Boufal, Youssef En-NesyriHakim Ziyech (8), Abdelhamid Sabiri (1), Amine Harit, Achraf Hakimi,

Group G

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
BrazilNeymar(1), RicharlisonRaphinha (11), Neymar (9), Antony (8), Rodrygo (7), Everton Ribeiro (1), Bruno Guimaraes (1)
CameroonVincent Aboubakar, Eric Maxim Choupo-MotingBryan Mbeumo (6), Pierre Kunde (3), Karl Toko Ekambi (2), Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (1)
SerbiaDusan Tadic, Aleksandar MitrovicDusan Tadic (9), Filip Kostic
SwitzerlandRicardo Rodriguez, Ruben VargasXherdan Shaqiri (9), Ruben Vargas (8), Fabian Rieder (2), Granit Xhaka (1)

Group H

TeamPenaltiesCorners and Free Kicks
PortugalCristiano Ronaldo (1), Bruno Fernandes (1)Bruno Fernandes (16), Bernardo Silva (5), Ricardo Horta (2), Joao Mario (2), Raphael Guerreiro (2), Vitinha (1)
GhanaJordan Ayew, Andre AyewJordan Ayew (6), Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (3), Abdul-Rahman Baba (1)
South KoreaSon Heung-Min, Chang-hoon KwonSon Heung-Min (18), Kang-In Lee (5), Chang-hoon Kwon (1), Jae-Sung Lee
UruguayLuis Suarez, Edinson CavaniFederico Valverde (4), Giorgian De Arrascaeta (2), Nelson De La Cruz (1), Edinson Cavani (1)

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