Scott Laird rescued a 2-2 draw for Stevenage against Hartlepool with a well-taken equaliser with just two minutes left.
Laird latched onto substitute Robin Shroot's cross to head home clinically and salvage a point.
Hartlepool were in command in the first half and deservedly went in at the break with a two-goal cushion.
Early on Andy Monkhouse fired in a powerful shot which Chris Day got down well to save, but two goals inside eight minutes fired the visitors into a healthy lead.
Peter Hartley scored first when he headed in following a fine cross from the left from Evan Horwood.
Four minutes before half-time it was two courtesy of a penalty. Jon Ashton clumsily upended Colin Nish, leaving Adam Boyd to make no mistake from the spot.
After the break the hosts rallied and grabbed a lifeline when Byron Harrison fired home from inside the box.
And after Laird's late leveller, Shroot almost nicked it for the hosts when he fired inches wide from 12 yards.
Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.