Abdoulaye Doucoure smashed in a stunning strike, it could be the goal that keeps Everton in the Premier League
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Abdoulaye Doucoure sent Goodison Park into utter pandemonium by opening the scoring with what could well be the goal that keeps Everton in the Premier League.
The Toffees were getting a little nervous after failing to find the net in the first half against Bournemouth, particularly with relegation rivals Leicester City winning at home to West Ham.
But just when Everton had dropped into the relegation zone, former Watford midfielder Doucoure popped up with an absolute stunner when it mattered most for Sean Dyche's men.
The ball was fizzed into Amadou Onana, who knocked the ball down for Doucoure on the edge of the area.
The Mali international came up with the sweetest strike, via the slightest of deflection, on the half volley.
His glorious effort nestled into the Bournemouth net to put Everton 1-0 up on the final day and move them back up to 17th and most importantly, out of the relegation zone.
It brought a deafening roar on the blue half of Merseyside, with Gary Neville saying on commentary that he'd never felt a gantry shake as hard from a goal.
Doucoure was overcome with emotion as he was mobbed by teammates. He had endured a difficult season, having been completely frozen out by Frank Lampard and looking to leave in January prior to his dismissal.
The limbs were incredible from Everton and they now look well-placed to retain their status in the Premier League for another season.
At the time of writing, it appears as though Leicester and Leeds will be joining Southampton in the Championship next season.