Liverpool loanee, Taiwo Awoniyi scores first Bundesliga goal

by Ayotunde Ogala (1 min read)

2013 FIFA U17 World Cup winner, Taiwo Awoniyi, scored his first goal in the Bundesliga on Sunday as FSV Mainz came from 2 goals behind to earn a hard-fought 2-2 draw.

Awoniyi scored 6 mins after coming on as a substitute for Mainz with a wonderful flick to make it 2-1 in the 61st minute before Cameroonian midfielder, Pierre Kunde equalized in the 72nd minute. Click HERE to watch the goal.

The 22-year old, who plays on loan from English Premier League side, Liverpool admitted to Eagles Tracker before the resumption of the season from the coronavirus break, that he felt like he deserved more opportunities than he had been given this season.

He [Awoniyi] had made 6 prior Bundesliga appearances for Mainz, starting just once and would be raring to go again when they face RB Leipzig on Saturday May 24 at the Opel Arena.

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