Taiwo Awoniyi makes history in Premier League after scoring in Nottingham’s Forest five-goal thriller against Fulham in the English toplight encounter at City Ground on Friday night.

Both teams had observed a minute’s silence for the late Queen Elizabeth II prior to kick-off before the Super Eagles striker break the deadlock 11 minutes into the encounter with a decent header to get his second Premier League goal of the season.

Awoniyi becomes the first player to score in the English topflight goal under the new British King Charles III.

Nigerian descent Tosin Adarabioyo headed in the equaliser after 54 minutes, before Joao Palhinha’s stunning strike made it 2-1 three minutes later.

Harrison Reed gives Fulham two goals advantage in the 60th minutes but substitute former Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard set Brennan Johnson free and he teed up Lewis O’Brien to reduce the deficit to 3-2 with 13 minutes to go.

Nottingham Forest push for an equaliser with summer Awoniyi come close to levelled the score, while his fellow Super Eagles teammate Emmanuel Dennis was introduce for Neco Williams could not make something out the ten minutes given in the encounter as FUlham secure the three point in comeback win.





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