Oh Hyun-kyu’s shot shook Scotland.
The Korean national football team (ranked 25th in the FIFA rankings) led by coach Jurgen Klinsmann played Uruguay (ranked 16th in the FIFA rankings) in the 2nd leg of the March A match at the ‘Hana Bank Invitational National Soccer Team Friendly Match’ held at Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8:00 pm on Tuesday the 28th. ) was defeated 1-2.
‘Team Klinsman’ finally launched. One of the most competitive positions is as a striker. Hwang Eui-jo, who was responsible for the front line of the national team for a long time, Cho Kyu-seong, who became a star at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, and Oh Hyun-kyu, who grew noticeably after joining Celtic, are the main characters.
It did not deviate much from the original framework. Cho Kyu-seong started the match against Colombia and Hwang Eui-jo started the match against Uruguay. Oh Hyun-kyu stepped on the ground through substitution in both games.
In the 25th minute of the second half, Uruguay was trailing 1-2. Coach Klinsman threw the game. Instead of Hwang Eui-jo, Oh Hyun-kyu was put in. It was intended to energize the front lines.
It was a short time, but the impact was great. In the 39th minute of the second half, Lee Kang-in, who dug into the left flank, delivered a cross into the penalty box. Oh Hyeon-gyu turned his back to the opponent’s defense and then made an angle to the right to shoot. The ball hit accurately and shook the net.
Unfortunately, the score was cancelled. Offside was declared where Oh Hyun-gyu received the cross. It was an equalizer to regain balance, and the debut goal was canceled. In the remaining time, Oh Hyun-gyu continued to aim for goals, but he swallowed regret as he could not come to fruition in the end.
However, Oh Hyun-kyu’s shot shook even Scotland. ‘Celtic Way’, a media specializing in Celtic news, said, “Oh Hyun-kyu almost scored his debut goal in A match. He caught the ball in the Uruguay box, quickly bypassed the defense, and then shot. But in the end, it was declared offside.” shared the video.
’67 Hale Hale’ also regretted, saying,스포츠토토 “Oh Hyun-gyu played briefly both against Colombia and against Uruguay. He almost got on the score sheet, but unfortunately he was judged offside.”
After the game, Hyungyu Oh said, “I lost unfortunately. As a striker, I thought a lot about wanting to score a goal. I was put in in a losing situation and couldn’t score, and it was canceled, so personally, it’s a pity.”
He continued, “I think I have to return to Celtic to supplement and maximize my strengths. There are still so many things I lack. Oh Hyun-kyu returns to Scotland and returns to Celtic, and then spends the rest of the season aiming for his debut goal in an A match in June.