Portuguese star nets twice in convincing victory
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia –
Cristiano Ronaldo was in scintillating form once again as he scored twice, including a spectacular long-range lob, to help Al Nassr secure a 3-0 victory over Al Okhdood in the Saudi Pro League on Friday.
The Portuguese superstar opened the scoring in the 77th minute, capitalizing on a mistake by goalkeeper Paulo Vitor to fire home from a tight angle.
Just three minutes later, Ronaldo doubled his tally with a breathtaking lob from over 35 yards out. The ball sailed over Vitor and into the net, sending the fans in Riyadh into raptures.
Ronaldo’s brace takes his tally to 15 goals in just 13 league appearances this season, as Al Nassr moves up to second place in the table, one point behind leaders Al Hilal.
Here are some key points from the match:
- Ronaldo scored two goals, including a spectacular lob from over 35 yards out.
- Al Nassr moved up to second place in the Saudi Pro League.
- Ronaldo has now scored 15 goals in 13 league appearances this season.
The victory will be a major boost for Al Nassr as they look to challenge for the title this season.
Fans will be hoping that Ronaldo can continue his goalscoring form in the coming weeks.