Multi-goal explosion Oh Hyun-kyu (22, Celtic) has finally gotten his chance to break into the first team.
Celtic thrashed Aberdeen 6-0 in the 13th round of the 2023-2024 Scottish Premiership at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland, on Wednesday (Aug. 12). With 35 points, Celtic maintained its lead over second-place Rangers (27 points).
It was the day of the South Koreans. Yang Hyun-joon, who started at right back, opened the scoring in the ninth minute. It was Yang’s debut goal for Celtic.
In the 16th minute, Kyogo Furuhashi, a consistent striker and last season’s top scorer, added another goal to make it 2-0. Celtic added four more goals in the second half, 먹튀검증 including a multi-goal performance from Oh Hyun-gyu.
There was an upset. In the 17th minute of the second half, Furuhashi was injured after a dangerous tackle from defender Slobodan Rubejic. Furuhashi had to be substituted due to the injury.
Furuhashi’s replacement, Oh Hyun-kyu, made the right call. Oh scored back-to-back goals in the 51st and 53rd minutes of the second half. His two goals in three minutes of extra time helped Celtic to a six-goal victory. Luis Palma, who provided the assists for both Yang Hyun-joon and Oh Hyun-gyu, earned a hat trick of assists.
Furuhashi was furious that he was sent off with an injury after scoring his goal.
He was furious that Rubejic, who was dangerous to him, only received a yellow card instead of being sent off. Rubejic reportedly offered to shake his hand, but Furuhashi refused. Furuhashi has been one of the best strikers in the Scottish League this season, scoring six goals in 13 games.
According to the BBC, “Furuhashi was very upset by the injury and refused to shake the Aberdeen player’s hand. He will not be able to join the Japan squad and will have to stay in Glasgow for the A-match. We wish him a speedy recovery.”
Furuhashi’s injury is unfortunate, as he will not be able to join the Japanese squad. The pros are cool. Furuhashi’s injury is good news for Oh Hyun-gyu. After exploding onto the scene as a substitute, Oh took advantage of Furuhashi’s injury to make the leap to the Celtic first team.
Now that he’s been called up to the national team, he’ll be competing with Cho Kyu-sung and Hwang Eui-jo for a spot in the starting lineup.