Taiwo Awoniyi scored in his fifth league goal in his sixth appearance for Royal Excel Mouscron who beat Lokeren 1-0 in a Belgian League clash on Saturday reports Completesports.com.
Awoniyi grabbed the match winner for Royal Excel Mouscron in the 52nd minute thirty minute after he was cautioned for a foul.
The goal took Awoniyi’s tally to 14 for Royal Excel Mouscron in 36 appearances.
The Liverpool forward enjoyed a successful year on loan with the club last year, scoring eight league goals (nine across all competitions) as Mouscron narrowly avoided relegation.
So far this season, Mouscron have won every match since re-signing Awoniyi to nearly double their points tally and move up to 10th place in the Jupiler Pro League – securing their place in the division next season as a result.
Imoh Ezekiel played for 73 minutes for Kortrijk who spanked Waasland-Beveren 6-2.
The 25 year old Ezekiel who was replaced for Teddy Chevalier has scored once in 17 league games.
In England, Wilfred Ndidi was cautioned for the fifth time this season as Leicester City lost 4-1 at home to Crystal Palace. Wilfried Zaha scored two second-half goals as Crystal Palace claimed an impressive win at Leicester to ease their relegation worries.
Michy Batshuayi and Luka Milivojevic also netted either side of the break while Jonny Evans struck for Leicester. Victory means the Eagles climb to 13th and Leicester, who are now six league games without a win, remain 12th.
Ndidi’s compatriot, Kelechi Iheanacho came on for Youri Tielemans in the 74th minute of the defeat. The 22 year old Iheanacho is yet to score a goal for Leicester City in 17 league games.
In Italy, Ola Aina saw 90 minutes of action for Torino who beat Atalanta 2-0.
Aina has played 22 League games for Torino this season and has scored once.
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