Junior Stanislas: Bournemouth forward stays grounded after brace

Bournemouth forward Junior Stanislas
Junior Stanislas scored his first Premier League goals for five years against Everton

Bournemouth forward Junior Stanislas admitted his dramatic late equaliser against Everton was the first headed goal he could remember in his career.

The former Burnley player, 26, netted two goals as the Cherries twice came from behind in an eventful 3-3 draw.

It capped an impressive run of displays following his recall to the starting line-up three games ago.

"It's a matter of keeping my head down and my feet on the ground before going again," he told BBC Radio Solent.

Stanislas' second goal against Everton came in the 98th-minute after the Toffees looked to have snatched victory through Ross Barkley's 95th-minute strike.

"I don't think I've ever got one with my head," he added. "It's really unlike me, but I've got to give the manager some credit.

"He changed my position and pushed me inside, putting Joshua King out wide."

Stanislas, who started his career with West Ham, is hoping his recent recall will lead to a prolonged spell in the team.

"Last season, I spent a lot of time out of the team for various reasons," he said.

"The team went on an unbelievable run and it was hard to get back in. Over the summer, I went away and worked hard.

"It's a small bit of success at the moment, but I know I have to keep going."

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