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Everton fans celebrate 95th-minute 'winner' with mini invasion... then Bournemouth equalise

They thought it was all over…

Source: Adam Davy

AFC Bournemouth v Everton - Barclays Premier League - Vitality Stadium Source: Adam Davy

JUNIOR STANISLAS EQUALISED in the eighth minute of stoppage time as Bournemouth snatched a remarkable 3-3 draw against Everton.

Trailing 2-0 with 10 minutes to play, Bournemouth battled back to 2-2 before Ross Barkley struck deep into additional time to seemingly guarantee all three points for Roberto Martinez’s side.

A number of Everton fans spilled onto the pitch in celebration, leading referee Kevin Friend to add on even more time and leave a chance for Stanislas to make himself the Cherries hero.

AFC Bournemouth v Everton - Barclays Premier League - Vitality Stadium Source: Adam Davy

First-half goals from Ramiro Funes Mori and Romelu Lukaku had the Toffees in a comfortable 2-0 lead before Adam Smith threw the hosts a lifeline in the 80th minute.

A quickly-taken free then allowed Stanislas to drill home Bournemouth’s equaliser with three minutes to play but as the officials signalled for five additional minutes, Everton swarmed forward and finally found their breakthrough.

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Barkley was quickest to react to a loose ball in the box and drilled a low shot which snuck past sub keeper Ryan Allsopp at his near post.

After a brief delay to clear the bouyant visiting fans from the pitch Friend allowed play to continue and, in the eighth additional minute, Charlie Daniels picked out a pinpoint cross and Stanislas headed past Howard.

Poor auld Kammy couldn’t even process the drama:
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