Sterling's two goals, one assist and fine dribbling skills see him fly into Opta's European Team of the Week – one of four Premier League players to make the XI.
Elsewhere, there are two players from France, two from Germany and one each from Italy, Russia and Spain.
The star performer of the weekend might just have been Mali striker Cheick Diabate who scored an 18 minute hat-trick in Bordeaux's 5-1 win over Guingamp.
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- Raheem Sterling
- Vito Mannone
- Brendan Rodgers