Manchester City's Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their side's first goal of the game from the penalty spot during the Premier League match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Picture date: Saturday December 11, 2021.

A breakdown of the stats behind Raheem Sterling’s 100 Prem goals

With his penalty against Wolves, Raheem Sterling not only gave Manchester City a vital three points in the Premier League title race but also scored his 100th goal in the Premier League.

To notch up a century of goals in the highest division in English football is some achievement, and Sterling became only the 32nd player to do so since the Premier League was formed in 1992.

The former Liverpool winger took just over 300 games to join the hundred club and became the eighth youngest player to reach the remarkable haul.

We’ve created a breakdown of all the stats around Sterling’s first 100 Premier League goals.


Games: 304
Goals: 100
Goals per game: 0.33

Hat-tricks: 4
Assists: 52

Penalties (missed): 2 (3)
Freekicks: 1

Season by season breakdown

2011-12: 0 goals in three appearances

2012-13: 2 goals in 24 appearances

2013-14: 9 goals in 33 appearances

2014-15: 7 goals in 35 appearances

2015-16: 6 goals in 31 appearances

2016-17: 7 goals in 33 appearances

2017-18: 18 goals in 33 appearances

2018-19: 17 goals in 34 appearances

2019-20: 20 goals in 33 appearances

2020-21: 10 goals in 31 appearances

2021-22: 4 goals in 14 appearances

Clubs scored for:

Manchester City: 82

Top 10 opponents scored against:

Nine goals: Bournemouth and Watford
Eight goals: Arsenal and West Ham
Seven goals: Southampton
Six goals: Spurs and Crystal Palace
Five goals: Everton, Newcastle, and Norwich

How Sterling scored

Left foot: 27
Right foot: 64
Head: 9

Open play: 97
Free kicks: 1
Penalties: 2

In the box: 95
Outside the box: 5

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