Korean soccer ‘next-generation striker’ Oh Hyun-kyu (22, Celtic) won the league title in his first year in Europe. Having moved to Scotland’s Celtic this year, he became Scottish Premiership champions following the Scottish League Cup. In particular, Oh Hyun-kyu contributed to the victory by scoring a key goal himself.
Oh Hyun-gyu contributed to Celtic’s 2-0 victory by scoring an additional goal as a substitute in the 34th round away match against the Scottish Premiership Heart of Midlothian in the 2022-2023 season held at Tynecastle Park in Edinburgh, England on the night of the 7th.
Celtic scored 95 points (31 wins, 2 draws, 1 loss) and widened the gap with 2nd place Rangers (82 points) to 13 points, confirming their early victory regardless of the results of the remaining 4 matches. It is Celtic’s second consecutive league title and their 53rd overall title.
Oh Hyun-kyu stepped on the ground in the 25th minute of the second half when Celtic was leading 1-0, and started the scorer in 10 minutes. When Aaron Mui raised a ground ball cross from the left flank, he stripped the defender off and rushed to the goal, flying his body and shaking the net with his foot. His innate goal sense that only changes direction stood out. 3rd goal in the league and 4th goal of the season. In addition to Kyogo Furuhashi’s first goal in the 22nd minute of the second half, Celtic tasted the joy of winning with Oh Hyun-gyu’s additional goal 메이저사이트.
Oh Hyun-gyu left Suwon Samsung in January and challenged the European stage wearing a Celtic uniform. Kyogo, the team’s leading scorer, was holding on, so he mainly came as a substitute, but he played the role of the team’s ‘top-notch joker’ even in the few opportunities. Although he only played 358 minutes in the official game this season, he scored one goal every 89.5 minutes.
In particular, Oh Hyun-gyu lifted two championship trophies, including the League Cup, within four months of the transfer. Celtic, who succeeded in the ‘double’, can also aim for the ‘treble (three crowns)’ as the Scottish FA Cup final is also ahead next month. Attention is focusing on whether Oh Hyun-gyu will add another trophy to his career.
Oh Hyun-gyu said through social network service (SNS), “Thank you to everyone who supported me in Korea late at night. I will try to deliver a lot of good news in the future, so please cheer for the remaining games.”