Three goals from six shots; Raheem Sterling the star for Manchester City against Bournemouth

Raheem Sterling

The young forward was on fine form in the 5-1 win over Bournemouth on Saturday.

With Sergio Aguero and David Silva both missing for Manchester City on Saturday, it was the perfect opportunity for someone else in the side to take the limelight.

Raheem Sterling did just that as he scored his first ever hattrick to help his side to a 5-1 win over Bournemouth at the Etihad.

Aside from his goals, the forward was a danger throughout the game as he linked up perfectly with striker Wilfried Bony to devastating effect in the big win for Manuel Pellegrini’s side.

We took a look at his stats to see how well he performed.

  MatchTotal Scoring AttOntarget Scoring AttGoalsTotal Att AssistOntarget Att AssistDribbling SuccessTouchesUnsuccessful Touch
Raheem Sterling Man City vs Bournemouth 6 3 3 3 3 50% 48 2

First and foremost is his hattrick, as he enjoyed a total of six shots throughout the game, with three of those finding the back of the net.

He was however, equally impressive in creating chances as he had a total of three attempted assists in the game and managed to get all of those on target.

On the dribbling side of things, he put in a decent display as he enjoyed four contests throughout the game and won 50% of those, while his touch was also on form as he had 48 in total, with only two being unsuccessful, a success rate of 95%.

An impressive performance all round from Sterling then, with this kind of performance helping to justify the big price that Manchester City paid Liverpool for his services this summer.

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