Taiwo Awoniyi saw action for Union Berlin in their Bundesliga match against Borussia Dortmund at the Signa Iduna Park on Sunday.
The Nigerian forward was included among the starters, but to help his club avoid defeat against the rampaging Dortmund.
Awoniyi had a quiet game by his standards and was at fault for one of the four goals Union Berlin conceded in that game.
Portuguese full back Rafael Guerrero gave the host flying start to the game when he opened the scoring inside ten minutes.
Erling Haland scored their second on the 24th minutes with a perfect counter attack after Awoniyi lost possession to Donyell Malen. The Dutchman ran with ball from his own half before playing a pass to Thomas Meunier who then cross to Haland to nod home.
Awoniyi was later replace ten minutes into the second half, but it didn’t stop Union Berlin from conceding the third goal as captain Marvin Friedrich diverted a cross meant for Haland into his own net.
Union Berlin were handed a way back into the game when Max Kruse scored a 57th minute penalty awarded to them by the referee and shortly after, Andreas Voglsammer scored another to make it 3-2.
Union Berlin continued to search for the equalizer, but it Dortmund that killed off the game with another perfect counter attack scored Erling Haland.
The defeat means Union Berlin remain in eight positions on the table with six points from five matches, while Dortmund moved to third with twelve points.
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