Al Hilal vs Al Nassr Highlights, HIL 3-0 NAS, Saudi Pro League: Savic, Mitrovic scores, Ronaldo’s goal ruled off side

Cristiano Ronaldo, after guiding Al Nassr to the round of 16 of the AFC Champions League, will be back in the Saudi Pro League match against league leader Al Hilal on Friday.

Updated : Dec 02, 2023 02:47 IST

Soccer Football - Saudi Pro League - Al Hilal v Al Nassr - King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - December 1, 2023
Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo with Al Hilal's Yassine Bounou and Aleksandar Mitrovic REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri
Soccer Football - Saudi Pro League - Al Hilal v Al Nassr - King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - December 1, 2023 Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo with Al Hilal's Yassine Bounou and Aleksandar Mitrovic REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri | Photo Credit: Ahmed Yosri

Soccer Football - Saudi Pro League - Al Hilal v Al Nassr - King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - December 1, 2023 Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo with Al Hilal's Yassine Bounou and Aleksandar Mitrovic REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri | Photo Credit: Ahmed Yosri

Welcome to Sportstar’s live blog of the Saudi Pro League match between Al Hilal and Al Nassr from at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • December 02, 2023 01:36
    100’ FULL TIME

    Talisca’s left-footed curler is saved by Bono. And the referee blows the whistle for the final time in this entertaining Riyadh Derby.

    Its Al Hilal 3-0 Al Nassr 

  • December 02, 2023 01:35

    Free kick for AL Nassr on the edge of the box. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:34

    Al Hilal is still trying to hit on the counter attack with all but Mitrovic behind the ball. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:31

    Al Nassr scores from Ronaldo’s cross but it is ruled off side. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:31

    Malcom gets a yellow. The game is ending in a chaotic manner. But the scoreline reflects Al Hilal’s dominance. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:30

    Mitrovic almost gets a hat trick with a spectacular overhead kick which just goes wide of the target. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:29

    Ali Albulayhi gets a straight red.

  • December 02, 2023 01:28

    Mitrovic scores again. The Serbian scores again within a span of two minutes. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:27
    91’ + 9’

    Nine minutes added on. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:24

    Mitrovic scores for Al Hilal from a carner. The big Serbian is too strong for Ronaldo and guides the corner to the back of the net with a bullet header. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:24

    Maraan on for Al Nassr, he is replacing Lajami. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:20

    Ronaldo is down. Bono completely misses the ball while trying to catch the ball and clatters into Ronaldo, who is still down. 

    After receiving treatment, he’s finally back on his feet. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:20

    AL Nassr is putting pressure on Hilal’s defence but is unable to unlock it. Al Hilal is looking to seat back and hit on the counter. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:17

    l Nassr gets a corner. The away side is desperately seeking a equaliser. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:15

    Laporte cuts off a through ball looking for Mitrovic, it is a important interception. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:13

    Kalidou Koulibaly picks up a yellow. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:10

    Mane’s volley is collected by Bono. Ghareeb has made a positive impact since coming on. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:08
    72’ Ronaldo’s goal called off side

    Ronaldo’s goal called off side by the assistant. The striker is furious. He thinks it is a legit goal. VAR check rules in favour of the referee’s assistant. It was a brilliant finish from the former Manchester United player, who connects a half-volley with his left foot. 

    Al Nassr coach Luis Castro is furious, he is going out of his technical area, pulling out a phone to show images to the referee. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:05

    Mitrovic gets a yellow card for elbowing Laporte. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:02

    Ronaldo hits the side net. 

  • December 02, 2023 01:02

    The goal has lifted the crowd and the pace of the game too. There is an urgency for both teams, the game is stretched. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:59

    Sergej Milinkovic-Savic scores for the home side. A bullet header by the former Lazio man, who is found by Abdulhamid from the right flank. Savic made a brilliant late run from the midfield to find the back of the net. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:57

    Both teams are being very cautious, not committing too many bodies in attacks and keeping a solid defensive shape. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:53

    Savic catches Ali Lajami. It is just a foul. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:52

    Ronaldo’s shot is blocked but the assistant says the Portuguese is off side. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:51

    Milinkovic-Savic is playing up front with Mitrovic for the home side. Hilal is looking to use the considerable physical presence of its two front men. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:50

    Al Nassr has started the second half sharper than the home side. Left-back Yahya’s devilish cross is gathered by Bono. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:47

    Al Hilal is keeping a close eye on Brozovic, the Croatian midfielder is not finding any room to pick up his head when he’s on the ball. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:45

    Al Nassr are trying to make a fast start. Talisca is denied by a brilliant challenge from Alburayk. Its a corner. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:41

    Sadio Mane has been the key player for Al Nassr and he’s demanding the ball from the start in the second session. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:40

    The second half is under way as Ronaldo kicks the ball to Otavio. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:23

    It’s half time in Riyadh Derby. 

    Al Hial 0-0 AL Nassr

  • December 02, 2023 00:22

    The referee is try to keep the match moving despite several appeals for free kicks from both sides. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:19

    Fofana is down inside the penalty box. Al Nassr is appealing for a penalty, however, the flag was raised by the assistant during the move. VAR check confirms the decision. No penalty.

  • December 02, 2023 00:18
    45’ + 4’

    Four minutes added by the match officials. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:17

    Brozovic fouls Neves in the middle of the park. The Portuguese is down. However, he is okay to continue. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:16

    AL Nassr’s attacks is stopped by the resolute Hlial defence and brings it out for a counter. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:13

    Malcom’s cross is defended by Ali Lajami. Its a corner for the home side. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:12

    Otavio gets the first yellow card of the match for a challenge on Ali Albulayhi. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:11

    The frantic pace of the match has slowed down in the last five minutes. Both teams are looking to keep their clean sheets intact before the break. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:09

    Nassr’s left-back Alex Telles is down, he is being substituted by Ayman Yahya. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:07

    Mane wins a free kick for the visitors. Brozovic’s right-footed inswinger near the left corner flag is headed away by the Hilal defence. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:07

    Both teams trying to break the deadlock but are also cautious. It’s been an interesting half an hour in the Riyadh Derby. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:03

    It’s Talisca who curls it but the Hial wall did its job. Its a corner for Nassr. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:01

    Talisca earns a free kick for Al Nassr in a dangerous area. Ronaldo behind the ball. 

  • December 02, 2023 00:00

    Al Hial is pressing relentlessly and getting the ball back. Neves’ first time cross just misses Hial’s big Serbian striker. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:59

    Michael’s cross from the right flank is too high for Mitrovic, who heads the ball out of play. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:58

    Kalidou Koulibaly went on an adventurous run but fails to find the final pass. He beats four players to go straight through from the middle but fails to find Mitrovic, who was away from the marker. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:54

    Ronaldo’s first time shot from the edge of the box is saved by Bono. Mane and Ronaldo are combining well from the left-hand side.

  • December 01, 2023 23:54

    Hial is appealing for a penalty for Lapote’s body check on Michael, who stays down in Nassr’s box. The referee is unmoved. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:53

    Hilal was through on a counter but Michael fails to find Mitrovic. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:50

    Corner for Al Hilal. Neves finds Mitrovic from the set piece by the former Fulham striker heads it out of play. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:50

    The home side is continuing to swarm Nassr’s box with numbers and looking to build pressure. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:48

    Nassr goalkeeper Nawaf Alaqidi almost makes a howler. His right-footed clearance was closed by Mitrovic and falls for Micheal who somehow manages to find Alaqidi despite having the entire goal open. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:46

    Nassr’s fast counter attack is defended well by the Hilal defence. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:46

    Al Nassr is slowly coming back to groove. The visitors are looking to bridge the gap between them and the hosts at the top of Saudi Pro League. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:43

    Talisca almost scores a wondergoal - all by himself. He cuts through the Hilal defence with ease and tries to chip the onrushing goalkeeper from the outside of his left-foot but the goal misses the target. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:42

    Koulibaly’s header from a Neves corner misses the target. The home side is dominating in the initial minutes. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:41

    Another shot from Aldawsari goes way over the target after a hopeful ball for Mitrovic, kindly falls for him. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:38

    Free kick for AL Hilal. Otavio’s late challenge caught Malcom, who was trying to get away from three Al Nassr players. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:37

    Hilal’s Aldawsari blazes a shot over the goal after a nifty attack by the home side. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:36

    Ronaldo’s shot is blocked by the Hilal defence. It has been a breathless start to the Riyadh Derby. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:35

    Al Hilal started the match sharply. Mitrovic’s shot from the edge of the 18 yard box goes just wide. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:34

    The match starts despite the presence of smoke around the pitch from the prematch pyrotechnics by the fans. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:32

    The Riyadh Derby is under way. It is face off of the top two of Saudi Pro League. Ronaldo’s men vs Mitrovic’s side. The King Fahd Stadium is rocking. This is the last match before the stadium’s renovation starts. 

  • December 01, 2023 23:24
    Kick off is minutes away

    The match is just minutes away, stay tuned for LIVE updates. 

  • December 01, 2023 22:59
    Ronaldo and Co. comes out for practice
  • December 01, 2023 22:56
    Images from the prematch show at the King Fahd Stadium
  • December 01, 2023 22:54
    The Knights of Najd enter the arena
  • December 01, 2023 22:53
    The league leaders arrives at the venue
  • December 01, 2023 22:32
    Presenting the starting XI of AL Nassr

    Ronaldo starts 

  • December 01, 2023 22:20
    Here’s the starting lineup of Al Hilal
  • December 01, 2023 22:19
    Form guide in all competition

    Al Hilal: W-W-W-W-W

    Al Nassr: D-W-W-W-W

  • December 01, 2023 22:19
    Form guide in Saudi Pro League

    Al Hilal: W-W-W-W-W

    Al Nassr: W-W-W-W-W

  • December 01, 2023 22:06

    Al Hilal has dropped points just twice this season in the Saudi Pro League. It has kept clean sheets in six of its last seven league outings while scoring 22 goals and is expected to enjoy another prolific outing. 

    On the other hand, Al Nassr is unbeaten in all competitions since back-to-back losses in the Saudi Pro League in August. Ronaldo’s side has won 18 of its last 20 games in all competitions and will look to extend the unbeaten run. 

    Read the full prediction and final score here.
  • December 01, 2023 22:06
    Predicted lineups 

    Al Hilal - Bounou; Koulibaly, Al Burayk, Al Bulayhi, Abdulhamid; Neves, Kanno, Michael; Al Qahtani, Mitrovic, Malcom

    Al Nassr - Alaqidi; Al-Boushal, Alawjami, Laporte, Telles; Brozovic, Fofana, Otavio; Talisca, Ronaldo, Mane

  • December 01, 2023 22:06
    How to live-stream Al Hilal vs Al Nassr in India?

    The Saudi Pro League matches can be live-streamed on the Sony LIV app and website.

  • December 01, 2023 22:06
    How to watch Al Hilal vs Al Nassr in India?

    The Saudi Pro League match between Al Hilal and Al Nassr will be live telecast on the Sony Sports Network TV channels in India.

  • December 01, 2023 22:06
    When and where is the Al Hilal vs Al Nassr Saudi Pro League match kicking-off?

    The Al Hilal vs Al Nassr Saudi Pro League match will kick-off at 11:30 PM IST, Friday, December 1, at King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia..

  • December 01, 2023 22:06

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr will square off against local rivals and league leaders Al Hilal in a battle of the heavyweight in the Saudi Pro League on December 1, Friday at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

    Hilal is currently four points clear of Nassr after 14 matches, and won its last 13 matches in all competitions and has scored over 40 goals. 

    Al Nassr on the other hand, has won eight consecutive matches in all competitions and will look to bridge the gap at the top of the standings. 

    Read the full preview here.
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