Awoniyi’s quick-fire double lifts Union to win in Mainz

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Taiwo Awoniyi scored twice in the space of four minutes in the second half to give Union Berlin a come-from-behind 2-1 Bundesliga win away to his former club Mainz on Sunday. Awoniyi took a brilliant pass from Max Kruse to equalize in the 69th minute and repeated the trick soon after by racing clear to finish well. Mainz had led through Marcus Ingvartsen – also playing against his former club – in the 40th minute with a neat shot which found the net via the post. The 24-year-old Nigerian Awoniyi spent years on the books at Liverpool but failed to break through at Anfield, instead going on vari…

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