By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
Former Nigeria junior international and Liverpool Football Club loanee, Taiwo Michael Awoniyi scored his second German Bundesliga goal of the season for FC Union Berlin in his side’s 3-1 away defeat to Hertha Berlin on Friday, www.kick442.com reports.
Awoniyi, 23, scored the opening goal of the game for FC Union Berlin in the 20th minute at the Olympiastadion Berlin (Berlin).
Taiwo Awoniyi’s goal could not rescue his Club from a 3-1 defeat.
Robert Andrich’s 24th-minute red card spelled doom for FC Union Berlin as the host fought back to defeat their rival.
Peter Pekarík equalised for Hertha Berlin in the 51st minute. Krzysztof Piątek scored two goals for Hertha Berlin in the 74th and 77th minutes respectively to propel the host to a 3-1 win.
Awoniyi was replaced by Sebastian Griesbeck in the 54th minute after scoring his second German Bundesliga goal of the season. His first goal came against Köln in Union Berlin’s 1-2 win on November 22, 2020.
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