If anyone is in any doubt as to what kind of striker Hyeongyu Oh is, then let this strike for South Korea leave those doubts behind.
As Celtic’s backup to Kyogo Furuhashi represents his national side in this international window, we have only managed to see fleeting minutes of the 21-year-old in action. But what we have seen so far should leave us impressed with him.
Three goals early into his Hoops career is a decent return considering his limited minutes from the bench. It was enough to give South Korea manager Jurgen Klinsmann enough encouragement to call him up to the national squad.
Coming on as a 60th-minute substitute against Colombia at the weekend, Oh was industrious and put himself about the pitch with endeavour but never really made the impact that he was brought on for as his side lost 2-1 to the South Americans.
But as he was introduced to the action against Uruguay this afternoon, the Hoops striker must have thought he netted an 84th-minute equaliser after coming on again from the bench.
Unfortunately for the Korean, VAR intervened and his goal was ruled offside which effectively succumbed his side to a 2-1 defeat against the Uruguayans. You can see the superb finish embedded above or on Twitter.
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Regardless, this will encourage the Celtic fans with the jury still out on the youngster. It’s still very early days for him at the Bhoys so whatever glimpses we get of his ability are appreciated.
What this does show is that there is more to Oh’s game than the rough and tumble of a bustling forward man. There is real genuine quality there and he clearly has an eye for goal.
Let’s hope he brings that kind of finishing back to Glasgow in time for the league action resuming on Sunday afternoon at Dingwall against Ross County.