AFC Bournemouth: Brett Pitman delighted with form

Brett Pitman
Brett Pitman now has 13 goals for the season after Saturday's hat-trick against Blackpool

Bournemouth's in-form striker Brett Pitman says he is delighted with his contribution to their goal tally.

Pitman, 27, has started 19 of their 41 games so far this season.

He is now their joint-second top scorer with 13 after a hat-trick in the 4-0 win against Blackpool on Saturday.

"If you would have told me in pre-season that with nine games to go I would have 13 goals and played as much as I have, I would have taken it," Pitman told BBC Radio Solent.

"Scoring two in a 5-1 win [at Fulham] and scoring three in a 4-0 win - it's gone well."

Goals galore for Bournemouth
Bournemouth scored 10 goals in their two games against Blackpool this season, having won 6-1 at Bloomfield Road in December.
The Cherries have now scored 78 goals in the Championship this season, the most of all clubs in 2014-15.
Brett Pitman has scored five goals in his past two games, taking his tally to 13 for the season. His second goal was his 100th in Bournemouth colours.

Pitman now has five goals in two games and his goals have helped fire the Cherries to the top of the Championship table. He and fellow forward Yann Kermorgant have 26 goals between them. with Callum Wilson contributing 19.

"I'm pleased and hopefully I can get a few more now before the end of the season.," he said. "We just need to keep winning. There are no easy games in this league. We'll focus on ourselves and keep doing what we're doing."