Cristiano Ronaldo bags an assist as Al Nassr defeats Al Fayha 3-1 in Saudi Arabia.
The 11th matchday of the Saudi Pro League got underway this Saturday afternoon, while the boxing world waits anxiously for the much anticipated bout between Tyson Fury and Francis Ngannou.
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Before Tyson Fury takes on Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia, Cristiano Ronaldo joins celebrities and VIPs on the red carpet.
Al-Nassr recorded a 3-1 win against Al-Fayha and seized the chance to maintain their strong momentum.
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The players from Riyadh prevailed despite star player Cristiano Ronaldo leading scorer in the championship who spearheaded their attack unable to find the back of the net.
Ronaldo bags assist for Al Nassr
Indeed, after a relatively calm first period, the visitors returned from the locker room still level.
Ronaldo turned provider for Anderson Talisca to score the first for Al Nassr in the 50th minute.
Anderson scored his second of the game assisted by Alex Telles in the 61st minute.
Hussein Al-Shuwaish pulled one back for Al Nassr but Otavio added a third for Al Nsssr to seal the three points.
Al Nassr's victory against Al Fayha brings them back to the top of the rankings, behind leader Al-Hilal by just four points.
Ronaldo outshines Onyekuru
Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru featured for 77 minutes but was unable to find the back of the net.
The Striker who has been in sensational form for Al Fayha was substituted for Sultan Mandash.
Ronaldo who has been leading celebrities in Riyadh is expected to be at the battle of the baddest between Ngannou and Fury.
He, however, is expected to return to the pitch when Al Nassr takes on Al Ettifaq in the King's Cup of Champions Round of 16 clash set for Tuesday, October 31, 2023.