Derry City came from 2-0 down to force a draw with Premier Division Champions Dundalk at Oriel Park on Friday evening.
Two goals from Pat Hoban had Dundalk in control on the scoreboard by the hour mark.
Derry hit back with their first goal eight minutes later from a Darren Cole volley.
Then came the high drama in the closing ten minutes.
Hoban gave away a penalty and was sent off as Eoghan Stokes knocked in the equaliser from the penalty spot.
Derry sit five points of third place Bohemians in the standings.