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Doucoure pops up with late Everton winner for courageous Rotherham

Everton needed an extra-time winner from Abdoulaye Doucoure to finally see off Championship side Rotherham and reach round four of the FA Cup.

The Premier League side - featuring the likes of James Rodriguez and Lucas Digne - led through Cenk Tosun.

But Rotherham forced saves from Robin Olsen before Matthew Olosunde hooked in a deserved equaliser after the break.

A VAR call denied Tosun a second at the death but substitute Doucoure steered home a winner early in extra time.

It was tough on Rotherham, who would have earned a replay after it was level at the end of normal time were it not for the need for FA Cup ties to be resolved in one match this year - meaning no replays - as a result of the UK government's lockdown and impact on the football calendar.

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