EPL: Greatest Last-Gasp Winning Goals

Throughout the history of the English Premier League, there have been many goals that have captured the imagination of many. However, the most dramatic of these goals come in the final minutes of a match, when one side could stun everyone and win a huge match, the league or safety for another season. Below are the 11 greatest last-gasp winning goals in Premier League history.

No. 11: Paul Stalteri (Tottenham vs West Ham) 2007

In the midst of a relegation battle in 2007, West Ham faced Tottenham in what turned out to be an absolute classic. West Ham thought they secured the win with a Bobby Zamora goal in the 88th minute, but goals from Dimitar Berbatov and Paul Stalteri in stoppage time gave Spurs a 4-3 win. However, West Ham were able to stay up at the end of the season thanks to the heroics of Carlos Tevez.

No. 10: Diomansy Kamara (Fulham vs Manchester City) 2008

Finding themselves in a relegation battle at the end of the 2007-2008 season, Fulham found themselves down 2-0 early at Eastlands against Manchester City. However, Fulham were able to put together a two-goal rally before Diomansy Kamara scored on a breakaway to help the Cottagers barely stayed up.

No. 9: Younes Kaboul (Tottenham vs Arsenal) 2010

In a historic North London derby, Tottenham were able to come from behind after falling behind 2-0 to grab a 3-2 win at the Emirates. Spurs produced a remarkable 3-2 win to record their first away win over their neighbours since 1993. The winning goal came from Younes Kaboul five minutes from time and ends the 17-years wait for win.

No. 8: Federico Macheda (Manchester United vs Aston Villa) 2009

After falling behind Liverpool in the league race with some weak performances, Manchester United faced Aston Villa at Old Trafford desperately needing a win. After falling behind 2-1, Cristiano Ronaldo equalized 10 minutes from time before 17-year-old Federico Macheda, in his first match with United, gave United a 3-2 win with a curling strike while moving away from the net. United went on to win the third straight Premier League title that season.

No. 7: Robbie Fowler (Liverpool vs Newcastle) 1997

In a dramatic late-season clash in 1997, Robbie Fowler headed home a goal for Liverpool in the dying seconds against Newcastle at Anfield to put the Reds within a point of the top of the Premier League. Liverpool went on to finish in fourth in the Premier League and were tied with second-place finisher Newcastle on points.

No. 6: Michael Owen (Manchester United vs Manchester City) 2009

Following a massive summer in the transfer market, Manchester City faced their intercity rival Manchester United in one of the greatest derbies of all-time. After Craig Bellamy tied the match at three at the start of stoppage time, a draw appeared imminent. But Michael Owen, who joined United on a free transfer in the offseason, scored in the dying moments of stoppage time to secure United a 4-3 win.

No. 5: Matt Le Tissier (Southampton vs Arsenal) 2001

In the final game ever at The Dell, Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier closed out the stadium in style with an incredible strike in the 89th minute to give Southampton a 3-2 win over Arsenal.

No. 4: Nwankwo Kanu (Arsenal vs Chelsea) 2001

After falling behind 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in a London derby vs. Chelsea, Arsenal's Nwankwo Kanu came on and scored two goals off the bench to tie the match at two. Right before the final whistle, Kanu completed his hat trick and give Arsenal an improbable 3-2 win.

No. 3: Stan Collymore (Liverpool vs Newcastle) 1996

After leading the league table by 12 points a month before, Newcastle looked to keep a slender lead against Manchester United as they traveled to Anfield in what is considered to be the greatest Premier League match of all time. After trading goals, Liverpool were able to get a winner from Stan Collymore to win 4-3 in the dying moments of added time. Newcastle were unable to rebound and Man United won the league.

No. 2: Steve Bruce (Manchester United vs Sheffield Wednesday) 1993

In the game that probably gave birth to Manchester United's emergence as a power in the Premier League, Steve Bruce was able to head in a last-second goal at Old Trafford against Sheffield Wednesday. United went on to win the first Premier League title that season.

No. 1: Wayne Rooney (Everton vs Arsenal) 2002

As a 16-year-old substitute, Wayne Rooney ended Arsenal's streak of 30 matches unbeaten with a stunning strike to give Everton a 2-1 win. This goal started Rooney's exploits as one of the greatest English players in Premier League history.

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