Nigeria striker Lanre Kehinde climbed off the bench to inspire Denizlispor to a 3-0 victory over Genclerbirligi in the Turkish second tier on Sunday.
The win put table toppers Denizlispor on the brink of promotion to the top flight, reports Footballlive.ng.
The Horozlar who are on top of the table with 67 points from 32 matches need one more point in their next game against Karabukspor to assure themselves of automatic promotion and the league title.
Deniz Vural shot the away side ahead in the 18th minute.
With the hosts pressing for the leveller, coach Yücel İldi showed faith in Kehinde by bringing him on for Mehmet Akyuz in the 79th minute.
The Nigeria striker repaid the faith shown in him by his coach with an assist for Recep Niyaz six minutes after coming on.
Lanre Kehinde capped an effective performance with a goal of his own.