Roma’s Roger Ibanez leads headed goals among defenders in Europe

Andy Mattioli

Roger Ibanez continues being a valuable asset on set-pieces as he was able to deliver another well executed header to gift Roma the first goal of the night in their 2-0 win over Empoli.

The Brazilian centreback has already three goals to his name this season. As pointed out by, the player is now leading the number of headed goals scored by defenders in Europe since 2020/21 with six total goals.

Moreover, Ibanez is currently ranked first in interceptions (43) and second in recoveries (65). He is also leading Roma in duels won with 124.

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MatchDay 38
26 May 20:45