Celtic achieves 3rd consecutive Scottish Premiership title Oh Hyun-gyu and Yang Hyun-jun absent

Celtic players rejoice after winning the title

Celtic achieved their third consecutive victory in the first division of Scottish professional football, Premiership, but Korean strikers Oh Hyun-gyu and Yang Hyun-jun had to watch the team win without playing in the game.

Celtic won 5-0 in the 2023-2024 Premiership round 37 away match against Kilmarnock held at Rugby Park in Kilmarnock, Scotland on the 16th (Korean time).

Celtic, who accumulated 90 points, confirmed the championship with one league game remaining this season, 6 points ahead of second place Rangers (84 points).

Celtic won the title for three consecutive seasons starting from the 2021-2022 season and won its 54th title in the Scottish First Division, narrowing the gap with rival Rangers (55 times), the team with the most wins in history, to one.

From the 2011-2012 season, Celtic has handed over the championship to Rangers only once (2020-2021 season) out of the last 13 seasons and has risen to the top in all of them, making it clear that they are currently the strongest player in Scottish professional football.

In addition to Oh Hyun-gyu, who has been playing since last season, Celtic attracted attention for having a ‘Korean trio’ by recruiting Yang Hyun-jun and midfielder Kwon Hyuk-gyu this season, but no player played as a key player.

Oh Hyun-gyu played in 20 league games this season and scored 5 goals, but has hardly played in any games this year, and Yang Hyun-jun, who recorded 1 goal and 3 assists in 24 league games in his first season in Europe, has also been out of play for about a month.

Hyuk-gyu Kwon has not played in an official game since joining Celtic and was loaned to St Mirren in the same league in January of this year.

On this day, with Oh Hyun-gyu and Yang Hyun-jun both excluded from the roster, Celtic took the lead with Adam Aida scoring just 5 minutes after the start of the game, and consecutive goals from Daizen Maeda in the 12th minute of the first half and James Forrust in the 35th minute provided a breath of fresh air. paid it

Then, in the 6th and 16th minutes of the second half, Matt O’Reilly exploded with multiple goals to solidify the victory.

Celtic will play the final league game against St. Mirren on the 18th and then face Rangers in the Scottish Cup final on the 25th, so they can aim for a double of the season.

Meanwhile, St. Mirren, who did not have Kwon Hyuk-gyu on the list that day, drew 2-2 in the home game against Hearts of Midlothian (Hearts) and was placed in 5th place (47 points). 안전 슬롯사이트

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