Everton miss chance to leapfrog Liverpool into sixth with costly home defeat to Aston Villa as Anwar El Ghazi scores late winner
Everton missed the chance to leapfrog Liverpool into sixth place as they lost 2-1 at home to Aston Villa on Saturday.
Ollie Watkins put the visitors ahead in the 13th minute, before Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored his 20th goal of the season just six minutes later.
Villa wasted a handful of chances to retake the lead as the game looked to be petering out for a draw.
However, Anwar El Ghazi curled home a superb 20-yard effort in the 80th minute.
The result leaves Everton in eighth place, while Aston Villa climb to ninth.
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