Ronaldo nets magnificence from distance in Al Nassr win
Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first objective at Al Nassr’s house floor Mrsool Park in a come-from-behind 2-1 win over Abha on Saturday night time.
The guests had an early objective dominated out for offside earlier than taking the lead within the twenty sixth minute to place Ronaldo’s Al Nassr behind as they regarded to maintain tempo with Saudi Professional League leaders Al Ittihad.
With time working out, the hosts have been awarded a free kick from 35 yards out and the previous Manchester United striker delivered one in all his trademark free kicks that beat Abha keeper Davis Epassy to attract Al Nassr degree.
Abha’s Zakaria Al Sudani was whistled for a penalty earlier than full-time and proven a straight purple card for a flagrant foul after a video evaluation and Anderson Talisca transformed his try from the spot to offer Al Nassr the win and all three factors.
Ronaldo had gone three video games with no objective for his new group — and had by no means scored at house for Al Nassr — however he made amends after seeing yellow in a 3-1 King’s Cup loss to Abha on Tuesday.
The end result retains Al Nassr in second place on 49 factors, only one level behind leaders Al Ittihad, who beat their chasing rivals 1-0 in a league match final weekend.