It was an emotional game for me – Awoniyi reacts to sinking Liverpool

Taiwo Awoniyi of Nottingham Forest said the game against Liverpool was emotional for him.

On Saturday, the Nigerian scored the only goal as they defeated Liverpool 1-0.

Awoniyi, who is pleased with how Forest has remained united as a family despite their struggles in their first Premier League season, said he was looking forward to facing the Merseysiders.

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“I think this team will stick together; we’re a family; the fans are always with us; we just have to keep on going,” Awoniyi told BT Sport post-match, as quoted by The Mirror.

“I was looking forward to playing Liverpool because they signed me when I was 18 and it was an emotional game for me.

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“For me, I think it’s a good game for my team. We had the plan to stay compact, and in the end, we won. I’m very happy about it.”

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