It was yet another exceptional performance from Saliu Tayo Junior as he scores 2 goals for Malmo City FC, Sweden to secure an away draw at the home ground of highly rated Lodde IF, Sweden during their last league match of the first round on 25th June 2019.
This feat brings the current seasons statistics of Saliu Tayo Junior to 4 goals, 5 assists and 2 man of the match awards in 4 appearances within the 2 months of completing a free loan transfer to Sweden from Chykap International FC, Lagos.
As the Center referee blasted his whistle by 6pm to commence the game, Lodde IF already predicted to carry the day considering they are second place in the league table and have defeated Malmo City FC in their last 2 encounters at home and away mounted pressures on their visitors to get an early goal within 2minutes of kickoff.
The Malmo City FC duo of Saliu Tayo Junior with his dazzling movements and Stephen Gabriel with his extraordinary speed returned pressures to the home team and eventually split their defence through a diagonal movement return pass to Saliu Tayo Junior who took a powerful shot from 12 yards with his left foot, sending the ball past the goalkeeper into the net to make the scoreline 1 apiece on the 18th Minute.
The visitors continued to mesmerize their hosts and on the 36th minute, Saliu Tayo Junior volleyed the ball into the net again with his right foot after a scramble from a corner kick dropped in front of him to increase the tally to 2 – 1 in favour of Malmo City FC.
Lodde IF got their equalizer on the 66th minute to end the game on a full time scoreline of 2 – 2.