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Analysis: Everton 1-2 Luton

Cauley Woodrow celebrates with his team mates
Cauley Woodrow celebrates with his team mates

Bobbie Jackson, BBC Sport

Goodison Park holds a special place in the hearts of Luton fans.

The Merseyside stadium was the scene of their first-ever Premier League victory when they ran out 2-1 winners in September.

Cauley Woodrow's 96th-minute strike ensured Goodison remains a happy place for the Hatters.

Woodrow was integral to Luton avoiding an FA Cup fourth-round replay against Everton.

Luton had led through a Vitaliy Mykolenko own goal at half time but the Toffees drew level when Tim Krul allowed Jack Harrison's effort to squeeze under his body.

Just when it looked to be heading for a draw, something the two clubs involved in a relegation battle were eager to steer clear of, Woodrow pounced in a crowded area to volley home from six yards.

The win keeps momentum building for Rob Edwards' side, now unbeaten in four across all competitions and with just one loss from their last seven.

A feel-good spirit within the squad, which will only swell further after dramatic late wins like this, could prove key in the second half of the season as they battle to climb up and away from the bottom three.