Dominic Calvert-Lewin secured a dramatic point for Everton in the fifth minute of stoppage time as they twice came from behind to hold Manchester United in a six-goal thriller at Old Trafford.
On the 63rd anniversary of the Munich air disaster, Scott McTominay’s header seemed to have sealed a victory that would have taken United level on points with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League.
However, after they had already responded superbly to falling two behind before half-time on Saturday, Everton refused to buckle.
And, as United grew increasingly desperate, Calvert-Lewin took advantage of weak defending from a Lucas Digne free-kick to stab in from close range.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side only had themselves to blame for failing to secure maximum points. Excellent first-half efforts from Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes should have been the prelude to a comfortable second period.
But goalkeeper David de Gea’s mistake gifted Abdoulaye Doucoure a goal four minutes after the restart and, on the visitors’ next attack, James Rodriguez rifled home the equaliser.
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- 1de Gea
- 23ShawBooked at 73mins
- 6PogbaSubstituted forFredat 39′minutes
- 11GreenwoodSubstituted forTuanzebeat 90+3′minutesBooked at 90mins
- 18Bruno Fernandes
- 34van de Beek
- 5KeaneBooked at 80mins
- 16DoucouréSubstituted forKingat 81′minutes
- 26DaviesSubstituted forIwobiat 75′minutes
- 19RodríguezSubstituted forG Sigurdssonat 69′minutes
- 21André Gomes
- 10G Sigurdsson
- 31Neves Virgínia
- Jonathan Moss
Match ends, Manchester United 3, Everton 3.
Second Half ends, Manchester United 3, Everton 3.
Goal! Manchester United 3, Everton 3. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Michael Keane with a headed pass following a set piece situation.
Axel Tuanzebe (Manchester United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Axel Tuanzebe (Manchester United).
Joshua King (Everton) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Edinson Cavani (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Ben Godfrey (Everton).
Substitution, Manchester United. Axel Tuanzebe replaces Mason Greenwood.
Offside, Everton. Lucas Digne tries a through ball, but Joshua King is caught offside.
Hand ball by Alex Iwobi (Everton).
Attempt missed. Richarlison (Everton) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Dominic Calvert-Lewin.
Lucas Digne (Everton) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the left side of the box. Assisted by André Gomes.
Fred (Manchester United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Lucas Digne (Everton).
Foul by Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United).
Mason Holgate (Everton) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Substitution, Everton. Joshua King replaces Abdoulaye Doucouré.
Attempt missed. Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.
Michael Keane (Everton) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.