Al-Nassr will square off against Persepolis in their inaugural game of AFC Champions League 2023-24 on Tuesday, September 19 at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran. After starting their Saudi Pro League 2023-24 campaign with two losses, Al-Nassr have bounced back in style and has been putting up a dominant display in the marquee tournament. They have won all four matches following their defeats and will enter their first ACL game high in confidence. Cristiano Ronaldo has been in top form and is finding the back of the net with ease. The Al-Nassr skipper has found an able ally in Sadio Mane and Al-Nassr will definitely be one of the teams to watch out for in the AFC Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo Shares Frame With Saudi Arabian Ambassador in Iran Ahead of ACL 2023-24 Clash Against Persepolis, Picture Goes Viral!

AL-Nassr seem quite formidable on paper and they would back themselves to kick-start the marquee tournament with the win. However, Persepolis are known to be tough to beat side at home and thus, Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. need to be at their best in the upcoming encounter. Persepolis on the other hand, would look to bring their A-game into play and give Al-Nassr a run for their money. One could witness an enthralling contest in the Group E clash on Tuesday. Fans Gather Outside Cristiano Ronaldo's Hotel In Iran After Al-Nassr Star Arrives in Tehran For AFC Champions League 2023-24 Clash Against Persepolis (Watch Video).

Will Cristiano Ronaldo Play Tonight in Persepolis vs Al-Nassr AFC Champions League 2023-24 fixture?

When Al-Nassr will battle it out against Persepolis in the group stage ACL 2023-24 encounter at the Azadi Stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to feature in the starting XI. Ronaldo has been a great goal-scoring form for Al-Nassr and has brilliant fitness-wise. Therefore, it is quite certain that the star striker will play in the encounter on Tuesday. Ronaldo would look to put up a complete performance against Persepolis and marshall his troops to victory.

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