The Nigerian worldwide has scored 5 objectives in all competitions for the Tough Timber since becoming a member of from German Bundesliga aspect Union Berlin for greater than €20m in the summertime.
It has emerged that Tremendous Eagles and Nottingham Forest striker Taiwo Awoniyi is without doubt one of the most decisive gamers within the English Premier League this season.
Awoniyi was a €20.50m acquisition from Union Berlin in August, having excelled for the Iron Ones in his solely full season on the membership.
The Nigerian striker is establishing himself very properly within the English prime flight and on Wednesday night time he scored his fourth league objective of the season to steer Nottingham Forest to an important 1-0 win over Southampton at St Mary’s.
It was Awoniyi’s first away objective within the Premier League and curiously sufficient, it secures Forest’s first away win of the marketing campaign.
Much more important, all 4 of Taiwo Awoniyi’s Premier League objectives this season have been the primary objective of the sport.
In accordance with Opta (through Sky Sports activities), solely Erling Haaland and Harry Kane (with 5 every) have scored first in additional completely different Premier League video games this season.
Simply as unbelievable is the truth that all 4 of Nottingham Forest’s Premier League wins to date this season have been 1-0, with Taiwo Awoniyi scoring the winner in three of them.
Awoniyi scored the one objectives in wins over West Ham, Liverpool and Southampton. The 25-year-old attacker’s different league objective got here in Forest’s 3-2 loss to Fulham in September.
The Tremendous Eagles striker’s fifth objective for Nottingham Forest got here in a 4-1 League Cup win over Blackburn.
Awoniyi will look to proceed his high quality kind for Nottingham Forest when the Reds journey to Blackpool on January 7 for an FA Cup conflict.