Al-Nassr will have their task cut out as they host a star-studded Al-Ahli outfit in the Saudi Pro League on Friday, September 22. The Cristiano Ronaldo-led side enter this contest on the back of a win over Persepolis in the AFC Champions League 2023-24 and the team is looking in solid touch. After a horror start to the Saudi Pro League campaign, Al-Nassr have been able to bounce back strong and hard with four wins in the league and now, they are up against a strong team, placed right above them on the points table. But the question is--will Ronaldo play this match? In this article, we shall take a look at this. Cristiano Ronaldo Thanks Iranian Fans for ‘Warm Welcome’ After Al-Nassr Beat Persepolis 2-0 in AFC Champions League 2023–24.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has been in seriously good form so far this season for Al-Nassr. As a matter of fact, he leads the goal-scoring charts in the Saudi Pro League, with seven goals in five matches so far, going with his four assists. A win here for Al-Nassr will take them close to the top four as they will also cut down their gap with toppers Al-Ittihad.
Will Cristiano Ronaldo Play Tonight in Al-Nassr vs Al-Ahli Saudi Pro League 2023-24 fixture?
Ronaldo will feature for Al-Nassr as part of the starting XI in this match. The Portugal star has trained well and hard ahead of this encounter and will be leading his side out at the KSU Football Field on September 22. Besides wanting to lead Al-Nassr to a victory, Ronaldo would also hope to add to his goal-scoring tally. He had scored in Al-Nassr's last outing in the league, which was a 3-1 win over Al-Raed and would want to keep that streak going.
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