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Man City midfielder Sterling relieved to score in Everton win

Manchester City midfielder Raheem Sterling was relieved to score their third in victory over Everton having missed a chance not long before.

The England forward bagged his eight goal of the campaign - and the 100th of his career - with a shot that struck the underside of the crossbar, sealing the points for the champions.

“It was a really good moment, especially at 2-1 to make it 3-1- it was a really nice feeling," said Sterling.

“I had chance earlier on and didn't know was onside until I dragged it wide - you just have to stay focused.

“I was running into the box, but thinking Riyad couldn't make that pass, but it went through the defender's leg, I took it early and I didn't get enough on it.

“I knew another chance would come. I was waiting for an opportunity and it eventually came.

“But you have to finish chances like that off because in the Premier League you can be punished."

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