Oh Hyun-kyu had an early chance, but failed to score.
Celtic defeated Kilmarnock 4-1 in the 32nd round of the Scottish Premiership in the 2022-23 season held at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock, Scotland on the 16th at 8:00 pm (Korean time). With this, Celtic firmly maintained the lead with 30 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss (91 points), along with a 25 match unbeaten run (24 wins, 1 draw). They are 12 points behind 2nd place Rangers (79 points).
We started the 4-3-3 formation. Hakshabanovic, Furuhashi, Maeda, O’Reilly, McGregor, Iwata, Taylor, Starfeld, Kobayashi, Johnston, and Hart scrambled. Oh Hyun-gyu was first listed on the replacement list.
On this day, the Korean national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann visited. Manager Klinsmann started to inspect the Europeans through April and planned to observe in the order of Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), Oh Hyun-kyu (Celtic), Kim Min-jae (Napoli), Lee Jae-seong (Mainz), and Jung Woo-young (Freiburg). This time it was Oh Hyun-kyu’s turn.
Celtic goal bombing… 4-1 lead
Celtic scored the first goal. In the 7th minute of the first half, Furuhashi blocked the opponent’s pass and sprinted. Afterwards, after folding once inside the penalty box, he shook the net with a calm left-footed shot.
An extra goal was scored. In the 12th minute of the first half, Johnston crossed from outside the penalty box and Maeda, who was positioned in front of the goal, scored with a header shot. A bone bombardment ensued. In the 18th minute of the first half, Taylor put a pass in front of the goal and O’Reilly took over and scored with a simple left-footed shot.
Celtic swallowed the regret. In the 21st minute of the first half, Taylor earned a penalty kick (PK). Furuhashi stepped up as the kicker and the kick hit the left post. Maeda shot it, but it also missed.
It was 4-0. In the 27th minute of the first half, Maeda’s shot was hit and flowed, and Kilmarnock’s clearing missed and headed for the goal. Afterwards, O’Reilly finished with a shot towards the corner of the goal.
Kilmarnock made up for it. In the 45th minute of the first half, after successfully pressing forward, Donnelly shot. The ball hit the Hart keeper, and Armstrong took another shot. Even this was blocked by Kobayashi, but Donnelly showed concentration and pushed it through. The first half ended with Celtic leading 4-1.
Oh Hyeon-gyu was replaced → No score… 4-1 End
With the start of the second half, Furuhashi was removed and Oh Hyeon-gyu was put in. Entering the second half, Kilmarnock’s intense counterattack began. He put pressure on Celtic with lively play. Oh Hyeon-gyu came down to a low position and helped develop the attack.
Oh Hyun-kyu missed a chance to score. In the 21st minute of the second half, a sharp cross came up from the left side and Oh Hyun-gyu rushed to the goal while competing with the defender. He tried to reach, but failed to score as the ball did not touch. 메이저놀이터
Celtic made a massive substitution. They brought in McGregor, Maeda, and O’Reilly, and sent in Turnbull, Bata, and Mui.
Hyungyu Oh received a yellow card. In the 26th minute of the second half, he lifted his foot high during the competition in the center circle and hit the back of the opponent’s head.
Kilmarnock swallowed his regret. In the 28th minute of the second half, a cross came up from the right side and Chambers fired a header shot. This was blocked by the heart keeper from a very close position.
Hyungyu Oh hit the ground. In the 31st minute of the second half, a low and fast cross was attempted from the right side, and Oh Hyun-gyu put his foot in front of the goal. However, he went off the side of the goal and ended up in vain.
Celtic’s chance was blown. In the 41st minute of the second half, Iwata’s sharp shot in front of the penalty arc went slightly off the side of the goal. The game ended with Celtic winning 4-1.