Substitute Matt Tubbs' late strike rescues point for AFC Bournemouth
Cherries substitute Matt Tubbs struck in injury time to salvage a point against Hartlepool United.
The Dorset club's record signing slotted the ball home in the closing minutes as Bournemouth maintained their unbeaten home record this season.
The 28-year-old has endured a frustrating time since rejoining the Cherries in January. The former Crawley Town striker missed the end of last season through injury and has struggled to feature in manager Paul Groves' plans this season.
However, Tubbs has vowed to fight for his place and his first goal of the season will have done his future no harm.
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Speaking to the club's official website, Tubbs said: "I just wanted to hit the target when the ball broke for me. Throughout my career I've scored goals in similar situations, and I would like to think if you put me in that sort of situation a couple of times in a game, then I would get a goal.
"I've been supporting Bournemouth since I was a boy and I came to games here as a kid, and I've heard the fans chant the names of some really good players in the past.
"To hear them chanting my name was a really good feeling."
The Cherries were unfortunate to fall behind when James Walton fired home for Hartlepool from the spot half way through the second half.
Tubbs replaced Josh McQuoid and spurned a good chance when he couldn't direct his header on target.
With time running out, Tubbs was sent through on goal by Wes Fogden and made no mistake as he swept the ball home to rescue a valuable point.
"I don't like sitting on the bench at the best of times and I want to be playing week in, week out, and I would like to think I've been patient and waited for my chance" added Tubbs.
"I was really pleased to come off the bench and get my goal today."