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English Premier League: Chelsea denies Everton with late leveler

Published 2147 GMT (0547 HKT) January 16, 2016
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John Terry celebrates with Chelsea fans after scoring a 98th-minute goal to deny Everton on Saturday. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The veteran defender was offside when he ran onto Oscar's flick and backheeled the ball past Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard. Clive Rose/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Everton manager Roberto Martinez (L) was furious with the decision to allow the goal to stand, and Chelsea counterpart Guus Hiddink (R) admitted it was a mistake by the referee. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Terry had given Everton the lead five minutes after halftime when he deflected Leighton Baines' cross past Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Terry and Courtois could do little to stop Belgian striker Kevin Mirallas blasting in Everton's second goal in the 56th minute. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Diego Costa reduced the deficit as he beat Howard and Phil Jagielka to Cesc Fabregas' long pass and walked the ball into the empty net. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
The two Spain internationals combined again as Fabregas leveled with a deflected shot in the 66th minute. Clive Rose/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Chelsea lost Costa with a shin injury while Everton defender Bryan Oviedo was stretchered off the pitch -- which contributed to seven minutes of injury time being added by referee Michael Jones. Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Argentinian defender Ramiro Funes Mori put Everton in front again in time added on after Chelsea could not clear Gerard Deulofeu's corner, allowing the Spaniard to cross to the back post. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
However, Terry had the last word as he scored his first goal this season. The draw left Chelsea in 14th place, 19 points behind leader Leicester. ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/AFP/Getty Images