Striker Oh Hyun-kyu (22-Celtic) scores multiple goals in the league final. A successful end to their first European challenge.
Celtic cruised to a 5-0 home win over Aberdeen in the final 38 rounds of the 2022-23 Scottish Premiership on Sunday (Sept. 27) at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland. With the win, Celtic, who clinched the league title early on, finished the season with a final record of 32 wins, three draws and three defeats, and 99 points. It was the club’s 53rd league title. Celtic further closed the gap on their ‘biggest rivals’ Rangers (55), who lead the division. Now, the Hoops are looking for a treble. Celtic, who also won the League Cup in February, will host Inverness in the Scottish Cup final on March 4. A win would give Celtic their eighth treble.
Celtic striker Oh Hyun-gyu came on as a fifth-minute substitute in the second half and played a total of 40 minutes until the whistle blew. And it was a multi-goal performance. He scored in the 37th minute of the second half to make it 3-0 and then added a consolation goal in the 45th minute. On the day, Oh attempted a total of four shots and recorded two shots on goal, both of which were on target. He also made one key pass and one dribble breakthrough. His passing success rate was 71%. European soccer statistics site Fúscore.com gave Oh a rating of 8.12. Another statistician, Footmob, gave him a rating of 8.7, the second highest on the team. Together with fellow striker Kyogo Furuhashi, he has the highest rating on the team.
Oh’s first goal came in the 37th minute of the second half, when Jota’s cross from the left flank was met by Oh’s exquisite header. It went into the top right corner of the goal. It was a perfect shot that left the opposing goalkeeper helpless. Oh also scored a goal in the previous match against Hibernian on the 25th. It was his second goal in a row. Keeping the momentum going, Oh rattled the net again in the 45th minute. Oh’s concentration was good. Celtic were awarded a free kick near the penalty box, and Jota unleashed a sharp left-footed shot. However, it was caught by the goalkeeper’s hand and hit the post, and Oh Hyun-gyu struck again with a right-footed shot to draw a wedge.
Celtic went with a 4-3-3 formation. Furuhashi, Jota, and Abada lined up in the back three, while Hatate, McGregor, and O’Reilly formed the midfield. Taylor, Starfeld, Iwata, Johnstone, and Hart in goal. Aberdeen lined up in a 3-5-2 formation. But Celtic dominated throughout. They outshot Everton 20-0. They had six corner kicks and won the ball possession 76%-24%. As a team, they completed 88% of their passes. Celtic center back Starfeld was the highest-rated player on both teams, according to Hoopscore.com. In addition to scoring the team’s third goal, he won eight aerial battles. He defended like a man possessed and had a 95% pass completion rate.
Celtic’s first goal came early. In the 27th minute, Furuhashi picked up the ball inside the penalty box and calmly played a shot-painting move that fooled two opposing defenders. He then fired a precise left-footed shot into the top corner for the first goal. Furuhashi made it a two-goal game in the 32nd minute when he slotted home a ball that the keeper had saved. Celtic’s onslaught continued in the second half. In the 33rd minute, Starfeld scored the third goal with a powerful header from a corner kick. From then on, it was all Oh’s show. He added another multi-goal performance to lead his team to a 5-0 victory 메이저사이트.
After the game, Oh celebrated the league title with his Celtic teammates. He was all smiles as he draped the flag over his shoulder. In the locker room, Oh even took a photo with the trophy. Since joining Celtic in the winter transfer window, Oh has scored six goals in 16 league appearances as part of the rotation. With only three starts to his name, he has made his presence felt in a small amount of playing time. He earned a passing grade at his first European challenge.