Taiwo Michael Awoniyi | Playerprofile
Taiwo Awoniyi was born on 12 August 1997 in Ilorin and plays for 1. FC Union Berlin. He played for Imperial Soccer Academy from 2010-2015, for Liverpool FC from 2015-2015, for FSV Frankfurt from 2015-2016, for Liverpool FC from 2016-2016, for NEC Nijmegen from 2016-2017, for Liverpool FC from 2017-2017, for Excelsior Mouscron from 2017-2018, for Liverpool FC from 2018-2018, for KAA Gent from 2018-2019, for Excelsior Mouscron from 2019-2019, for Liverpool FC from 2019-2019, for 1. FSV Mainz 05 from 2019-2020, for Liverpool FC from 2020-2020 and has played for 1. FC Union Berlin since 2020.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, the 1.85m-tall forward has scored one goal and takes sixth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Nico Schlotterbeck, Sheraldo Becker, Marcus Ingvartsen, Marius Bülter and Keita Endo. So far, the 23-year-old has taken seven shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Marius Bülter, seventh place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Taiwo Awoniyi additionally made two passes to a shot. In three of the previous six games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these six games, he won 3 with his club. Additionally, the player with the shirt number 14 was substituted in for three games.
Taiwo Awoniyi played his last game on the eighth matchday of the 2020/21 season (22 November 2020). Playing for 1. FC Union Berlin, he won against 1. FC Köln 2-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 73 minutes. In doing so, Taiwo Awoniyi scored one goal. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had 24 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Taiwo Awoniyi had 28 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 12. He covered a distance of 8.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 20 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Taiwo Awoniyi has played 18 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won five. He has netted two goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed six matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of one goal.