Mainz dedicate win against Borussia Dortmund to Taiwo Awoniyi
Taiwo Awoniyi has thanked Mainz 05 medical team for helping to save his life after a close shave with death during Sunday’s German Bundesliga matchday 31 tie between Mainz and Augsburg at Opel Arena.
FSV Mainz have dedicated Wednesday’s stunning 2-0 away win against Borussia Dortmund to their recuperating striker Taiwo Awoniyi.
The visitors take a big step towards remaining in the Bundesliga for another season courtesy of two goals from Jonathan Burkhardt and Jean-Philippe Mateta.
Mainz are now 15th on 34 points, five above the relegation playoff spot with two games remaining.
Awoniyi missed the game after suffering concussion in last Sunday’s 1-0 home loss against Augsburg.
Die Nullfünfer’s dedicated the important win to the 22-year-old who is also expected to miss Saturday’s clash against Werder Bremen.
“This win is for Taiwo #Awoniyi!
#UpTheMainz #BVBM05 ❤,” Reads a tweet on the club’s official Twitter handle.