Operation Smoke Screen’ Celtic manager “Oh Hyun-kyu, I didn’t want to leave him on the bench for too long

Celtic coach Ange Postecoglu also had no intention of making Oh Hyeon-kyu (22) wait too long.

Celtic defeated Aberdeen 4-0 in the 26th round of the 2022-2023 Scottish Premiership held at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland on the 19th (hereinafter Korean time). With this victory, Celtic continued their lead with 24 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, with 73 points. 

Oh Hyun-gyu made his first starting debut. Having scored his debut goal against St. Mirren in the Scottish Cup on the 12th,온라인바카라 he was named to the starting list for the first time that day. Coach Postecoglu said until the day before the game that Oh Hyun-gyu had to be prepared, saying that he had been playing as a starter for a long time, but it was a smoke screen operation.

Hyungyu Oh, who started as a central striker, formed a three-top team with Daizen Maeda and Jota. He roamed the field with a wide range of activities and plays that fought the opponent’s defense. However, he failed to score a shot and failed to accumulate attack points, and finished his role by replacing Kyogo Furuhashi in the 16th minute of the second half.

After the game, coach Postecoglu explained the reason why Oh Hyun-kyu was selected as the starter. He said, “I thought it would be a good opportunity to get Oh Hyun-kyu to play even before the game. Furuhashi has recently achieved excellent results, and it was difficult to find a game for Oh Hyun-kyu because he only plays one game a week.”

“I didn’t want to leave Oh Hyun-kyu out of the starting lineup for too long, so I thought this match would be a good opportunity to start,” added Postecoglu.

Lastly, coach Postecoglu told about the physical condition of Furuhashi, who injured his shoulder in the last match against St. Mirren. He said, “Furuhashi is fine. He wants to play right now and is waiting for next week,” suggesting that Furuhashi could play in the next game.

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