Former Golden Eaglets striker Taiwo Awoniyi goal wasn’t enough as his side Union Berlin went away to loose to their arch rival Hertha Berlin 3-1.

The 23-year-old made his eighth appearance on Saturday for Union Berlin as he was listed in the starting line up.

The Liverpool loanee scored the first goal in the match in the 20 minutes, as he received a pass from Danish forward Marcus Ingvarsten to score his second goal of the season.

Union Berlin got reduced to 10 men in the 23 minutes as Robert Andrich got a red card. They were able to hold their lead at half time.

Awoniyi got subbed off in the 54 minutes and Sebastian Griesbeck came on so they could be able to

The home side came back in the second half to win the game with goal goals coming from Peter Perakik and Krysztof Piatek who scored a brace in the match

The 23-year-old have now scored two goal in his eight bundesliga appearance for Union Berlin.