Riyadh: Al-Nasr won again in the Saudi Pro League battle after superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal. After a fierce battle, Rono and his team won 4-3. With this, Al Nasr reached the fifth position in the points table. The team is just three points away from the first place.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Talisca scored a double for Al Nasr against Al Ahli. Frank Kesey, Riyad Mahrez and Firaz Albirakan scored for Ahli.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored the team’s first goal in the fourth minute. Another superstar Sadio Mane’s pass opened the way to the goal. Ronaldo completed the double in the 52nd minute. Talisca’s goals in the 17th minute and the sixth minute of first-half injury time saw Al-Nasr dominate 3-1.
Frank KC’s goal in the 30th minute brought relief to Al Ahli. Mehres reduced the distance between the two sides by converting the penalty in the 50th minute. Within two minutes, Al Nasr won through Ronaldo.
With three minutes left in the game, Firaz Albirakan left Al Ahli relieved to have eased the burden of defeat. With the double goal, Ronaldo’s Al Nasr account has a total of nine goals and four assists in six games.
Al Nasr, who is fifth in the league, has 15 points in seven games. Al Ittihad is first with 18 points and Al Hilal is second with 17 points. Third and fourth placed Al Tawan and Al Itifaq have 16 points each. Although Al Ahli also have 15 points, they are sixth in goal average.