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Fellaini rescues point for Everton - looks ahead to Manchester United challenge

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Marouane Fellaini was the hero for Everton on Saturday, scoring twice in the second period to rescue a point against Aston Villa.

The Toffees appeared to be heading for a shock home defeat, with goals from Christian Benteke (2) and Gabriel Agbonlahor putting Paul Lamber’s side on course for victory.

Fellaini has other ideas however, producing a vintage display in the final 45 minutes that was capped with a towering header in injury-time.

Victor Anichebe had scored the first for Everton, cutting the gap to 2-1 in the first-half, and Fellaini’s long-range effort on 69 minutes made it 3-2.

An equaliser didn’t look like it would come, until the Belgian international rose highest in the box to head past Brad Guzan and keep the Merseysiders in the mix for a top four finish.

And, whilst the international break gives players a short break from domestic duties, Fellaini is already well aware of the significance of next weekend’s match against Manchester United.

“Every game against Manchester United is a good game - it'll be a big challenge. Everyone wants to play Champions League and qualify so it’s important to keep going and try to win every game,” he told Everton TV post-match.

The trip to Old Trafford takes place at 4pm on Sunday, and fans will be hoping for a repeat of last season’s epic, which finished 4-4.

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