Celtic have managed to maintain their unbeaten record in their first eight games, thanks to the impressive performances of Oh, Hyun-gyu, and Yang.
Scottish professional soccer’s Celtic, with international strikers Oh Hyun-kyu and Young Gun Yang Hyun-joon coming off the bench, remained unbeaten in their opening eight matches.
Celtic defeated Kilmarnock 3-1 at home in the eighth round of the 2023-2024 Scottish Premiership on Sunday (Sept. 7) at Celtic Park in Glasgow, Scotland.
Oh Hyun-gyu and Yang Hyun-joon came on for Luis Palma and Leo Hatate in the 43rd and 44th minutes, respectively, and played until the end of the game.
Celtic enjoyed 77% of the possession on the day and dominated the game with Leo Hatate opening the scoring in the 22nd minute and Luis Palma adding a second in the 33rd minute.
Kilmarnock pulled a goal back in the 27th minute through 2005-born midfielder David Watson, but Greg Taylor’s wedge 10 minutes later sealed the deal.
Celtic finished with seven wins and a draw from their opening eight games to finish top of the table with 22 points.
At the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, English Professional Football Championship (Second Division) Stoke City, with Bae Jun-ho starting, lost 0-2 away to Leicester City in the 11th round of the 2023-2024 EFL.
Bae started up front in a 4-4-2 formation and played the full 88 minutes before being substituted for Sead Haksavanovic in the 43rd minute of the second half and leaving the field.
Football stats site Footmob gave Bae a rating of 6.0.
Stoke City fell behind to Leicester City’s Kelecho Iheanacho in the 24th minute of the first half before conceding a late goal to Jamie Vardy in the 34th minute.
After failing to score, Stoke City dropped to 21st place (W10-3 D1-L7).
At the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England, Norwich City, with Hwang Ui-jo as a substitute, drew 1-1 with Coventry.
Hwang came on for Adam Ida in the 31st minute and played until the end of the game.
Norwich took the lead through Jonathan Law in the 41st minute, but conceded an own goal from Ben Gibson in the 43rd minute.
Norwich sit in seventh place with 17 points (5 wins, 2 draws, 4 losses).
Meanwhile, Kim Ji-Soo, who joined English Premier League (EPL) side Brentford ahead of the season, was named in the starting XI but kept his debut on the bench.
Brentford came from behind to defeat Manchester United 1-2 away in the eighth round of the 2023-2024 EPL at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.
Brentford took the lead in the 26th minute when Mathias Jensen found the corner of the net with a low left-footed shot from the penalty area in front of the goal.
It looked like a Brentford victory was on the horizon as United missed a number of scoring chances.
However, United’s Scott McTominay, who came on as a substitute in the 42nd minute, conceded back-to-back goals just before the end of the game.
McTominay equalized in second-half stoppage time when he pounced on a second ball that was saved by the goalkeeper and struck the near post with his right foot from the left penalty area, and then on a free-kick set-piece in stoppage time, 먹튀검증토토사이트 he rose to the occasion and rattled the post with a header to complete United’s dramatic comeback win.
United remain in 10th place with 12 points (W-L-4-D), while Brentford are 14th with seven points (W-L-4-D).