Everton missed the prospect to leapfrog Liverpool into sixth place as they misplaced 2-1 at house to Aston Villa on Saturday.
Ollie Watkins put the guests forward within the 13th minute, earlier than Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored his 20th aim of the season simply six minutes later.
Villa wasted a handful of possibilities to retake the lead as the sport seemed to be tapering off for a draw.
Nonetheless, Anwar El Ghazi curled house an outstanding 20-yard effort within the 80th minute.
The outcome leaves Everton in eighth place, whereas Aston Villa climb to ninth.
Villa raced into an early lead when Watkins dispossessed Mason Holgate to bear down on aim and direct the ball previous Jordan Pickford.
Dean Smith’s facet’s lead didn’t final lengthy, although, as Calvert-Lewin headed in Lucas Digne’s nook.
Villa would have been scratching their heads over how they weren’t in entrance throughout an eight-minute blitz on Pickford’s aim.
The England goalkeeper one way or the other saved a close-range Watkins volley, earlier than El Ghazi smashed the rebound on to the crossbar within the 29th minute.
Shortly after, Villa have been undone by the woodwork for a second time when former Everton midfielder Ross Barkley’s long-range shot hit the put up.
Watkins was then performed in on aim, however had his effort deflected extensive for a nook.
Throughout a a lot quieter second-half, each side didn’t create significant openings, earlier than El Ghazi’s second of magic.
The Dutchman acquired a move from Bertrand Traore and reduce in on his proper foot to fireplace an unstoppable strike into the again of the web for the three factors.