Al Nassr 3-2 Al Shabab: Highlights as Ronaldo stunner retains title cost alive
The Portuguese ace produced some acquainted magic on Tuesday to finish a shocking comeback victory for Al Nassr at Al-Awwal Park.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s jaw-dropping objective sealed an incredible turnaround for Al Nassr, getting back from a 2-0 deficit to defeat Al Shabab, 3-2, on Tuesday in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Al Nassr’s title hopes had been hanging by a thread early within the match. Al Shabab scored two targets inside 40 minutes, certainly one of which was a penalty, courtesy of Cristian Guanca. However out of nowhere, Anderson Talisca scored simply earlier than half-time, giving the house group a glimmer of hope. That hope then became actuality when Abdulrahman Ghareeb equalized within the 51st minute with a easy end. And at last, the icing on the cake, Ronaldo’s magic took over, with the captain driving previous two defenders earlier than scoring from the sting of the field.
CR7’s winner retains title bid alive
Ronaldo blitzed previous two defenders and fired an unstoppable long-range hit to seal the victory. The 59th-minute objective was the striker’s 14th in 15 league video games. This very important strike has stored Al Nassr within the hunt for the Saudi Professional League title going into the ultimate two video games of the season.
The hole between Dinko Jelicic’s facet and league leaders Al Ittihad stays three factors after Romarinho’s ninth-minute objective sealed the latter a 1-0 win over Al-Batin on the identical day.
CR7 and Al Nassr might be again in motion this Saturday away to Tenth-placed group Ettifaq in Dammam.