Solo strikes allowed Cantona the chance to show off his dribbling skills, often preceding a clinical finish...
Eric vs Middlesbrough, Old Trafford 1992/1993
In the first season in the red shirt, Eric showed the home fans what he was capable of by twisting and turning his way into the Boro box. Although his initial effort was saved by Stephen Pears, he squeezed in the rebound.
Eric vs QPR, Old Trafford 1993/94
Collecting the ball on halfway, Eric runs at two defenders and, with Mark Hughes nudging the backtracking Darren Peacock out of the picture, scores with with a low shot that went in off a post.
Eric vs Tottenham, Old Trafford 1995/96
With Spurs complaining they should have had a corner, Eric displayed immaculate control on his chest as United broke. Moving through the defence with ease, he buried a left-foot drive beyond Ian Walker.
Eric vs Nott'm Forest, Old Trafford 1995/96
Another trademark drive deep into opposition territory deserved the rub of the green as an attempted pass bounced back into his path and Eric blasted home emphatically past an exposed Mark Crossley.
Eric vs Derby County, Old Trafford 1996/97
A neat pass by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was pulled down expertly by Eric, who then evaded two defenders before despatching a splendid finish.