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Comeback

A comeback (also known as come-from-behind) refers to an occurrence of a team which is behind by a few number of goals in a match, but turns the result and wins the game in the end.

A notable example of such a comeback is Charlton Athletic 7-6 Huddersfield Town match on 21 December 1957. With 27 minutes left, Charlton were losing 5-1 and down to ten men. However, they scored six more goals to win 7-6.