Mainz 05 dedicated their away surprising win over Borussia Dortmund to their forward Taiwo Awoniyi, who is recovering from a head injury
Mainz 05 traveled to the Signal Iduna Park home to Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday and shockingly defeated the Black and yellow 2-0, dedicating the victory to their Liverpool loanee Taiwo Awoniyi.
Achim Beierlorzer’s lead side continues to battle to remain in the Bundesliga for next season and are on the verge of Survival after their 2-0 win last night.
Jonathan Burkardt and Jean Philippe Mateta found the back of the net for the visitors giving them all 3 points in the process.
Awoniyi could not make the journey to Dortmund as he suffered a concussion, after a mid-air collision with Augsburg defender. He was immediately rushed to the hospital and is currently recovering according to reports from Mainz 05.
Mainz 05 posted a picture on their Twitter page after last night match, dedicating the victory to the former KAA Gent player.
— Mainz 05 English (@Mainz05en) June 17, 2020
This win is for Taiwo #Awoniyi! 🙌. #UpTheMainz#BVBM05 ❤❤
Awoniyi has made 12 appearances for the Die Nullfünfer’s starting in the last four games and scored his first goal in Mainz05 1-0 win against Cologne.
Photo credit: Twitter/ Mainz 05
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