Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej Highlights, King’s Cup Semifinal: Ronaldo scores twice to help Al Nassr beat Al Khaleej 3-1

NAS v KLJ, Highlights: Catch the highlights of the King Cup of Champions semifinal match between Al Nassr and Al Khaleej being played at the Al-Awwal Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Updated : May 02, 2024 02:30 IST

Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring its first goal.
Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring its first goal. | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring its first goal. | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the King Cup of Champions semifinal match between Al Nassr and Al Khaleej being played at the Al-Awwal Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • May 02, 2024 01:25
    90+5’ FULL TIME!! NAS 3-1 KLJ

    The referee blows the whistle for full time and that’s it for the night. Al Nassr will face Al Hilal in the final of the Kings’s Cup on May 31 in Jeddah.

  • May 02, 2024 01:24
    90+3’ NAS 3-1 KLJ

    Al Nassr is in control now, keeping the ball away from the opposition, and waiting for the time to run out.

  • May 02, 2024 01:21
    90’ NAS 3-1 KLJ

    Five minutes of added time to go.

  • May 02, 2024 01:21
    89’ Off the post | NAS 3-1 KLJ

    A cross comes into the box from Otavio. Laporte goes up and gets his head on the ball. The goalkeeper gets a faint touch on the ball to direct it towards the right post.

  • May 02, 2024 01:19
    88’ Yellow card | NAS 3-1 KLJ

    Sadio Mane is shown a yellow card for a tussle with Al Haydar.

  • May 02, 2024 01:18
    86’ Blocked at the line | NAS 3-1 KLJ

    Ospina comes off his line to clear the ball away during an Al Khaleej attack. The ball goes to an Al Khaleej player who takes a shot from way out. Al Fatil does well to track back and stop the ball at the goal line.

  • May 02, 2024 01:14
    83’ Substitutions | NAS 3-1 KLJ

    Al Nassr: Alkhaibari, Al Ghannam, Ayman Ahmed and Al Amri are replaced by Al Sulaiyim, Nawaf Boushal, Al Aliwa and Al Fatil

  • May 02, 2024 01:12
    82’ GOAALL!! NAS 3-1 KLJ

    Al Torais scores!! Al Haydar puts in a cross from the right into the six-yard box. Al Torias is there for an easy tap in past Ospina.

  • May 02, 2024 01:09
    78’ NAS 3-0 KLJ

    Mane tries to slip in behind the Al Khaleej defense as a ball is played over the top. The Al Khaleej defense does well to spot the run and intercept the corss.

  • May 02, 2024 01:05
    74’ NAS 3-0 KLJ

    Al Khabrani goes down after a challenge from Ronaldo. The referee stops play and indicates towards the sidelines for medical attention. Looks like that’s the end of the night for him. Al Khaleej has already made five substitutions and look like it will see off the match with 10 players.

  • May 02, 2024 01:02
    71’ NAS 3-0 KLJ

    Mane tries to drive with the ball into the box and put it into the middle. He wins a corner for his side. Alex Telles’ ball reaches Laporte who takes a shot while going down. The ball sails over the bar in the end.

  • May 02, 2024 01:01
    68’ Substitutions | NAS 3-0 KLJ

    Al Khaleej: Rodrigues, Narey and Al Hamsal are replaced by Al Haydar, Al Semeiry and Saif Mosoud

  • May 02, 2024 00:56
    66’ Substitution | NAS 3-0 KLJ

    Al Nassr: Brozovic is replaced by Ali Al Hassan

  • May 02, 2024 00:55
    64’ NAS 3-0 KLJ

    Patient and steady build up from Al Khaleej. Narey puts in a good ball from the right to the middle of the box. Al Torais stretches to get a leg on the ball. He does not catch it well and the ball goes across the goal, away from danger.

  • May 02, 2024 00:51
    60’ NAS 3-0 KLJ

    Al Nassr seems to be in control now. Al Khaleej is trying to break down the opposition’s defense, but cannot seem to keep the ball.

  • May 02, 2024 00:46

    Ronaldo scores!! A low cross comes in from the right from Aiman Yahya. Ronaldo receives it at the far post and hits it first time. The keeper makes a save but the rebound again falls to Ronaldo who finishes it off into an empty net.

  • May 02, 2024 00:45
    54’ NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Ayman Ahmed takes a shot from outside the box with his left. Sehic reads it well and gathers the ball. 

  • May 02, 2024 00:43
    52’ Yellow card | NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Alkhaibari is shown a yellow card for a late challenge on Woo Young Jung.

  • May 02, 2024 00:42
    51’ NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Mane brings down a ball on the left side of the box. He cuts it back to an oncoming Ronaldo. he does not take a shot first time and his touch is too heavy as the keeper gathers the ball easily.

  • May 02, 2024 00:40
    49’ NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Al Hamsal tries to find Al Torais on the left. His pass is a heavy and it goes out for a goal kick.

  • May 02, 2024 00:37
    46’ NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Al Torais is brought down by Al Amri on the left side of the penalty box. The freekick in is cleared away by Ronaldo.

  • May 02, 2024 00:35

    Al Nassr kicks off the second half, shooting from left to right.

    Al Khaleej: Fabio Martins and Mansour Hamzi are replaced by Fawas Al Torais and Abdulelah

  • May 02, 2024 00:18
    45+2’ HALF TIME!! NAS 2-0 KLJ

    The referee blows the whistle for half time.

  • May 02, 2024 00:17
    45’ NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Two minutes of added time. Telles plays a ball over the top for Ayman Ahmed. He takes a good touch and shoots it past the keeper into the goal. His celebrations are cut short by the offside flag going up on the far side.

  • May 02, 2024 00:13
    42’ NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Otavio brings down Rodrigues at the edge of the penalty box. Woo Young Jung stands over the freekick which is in shooting range. He tries to go through the wall but the Al Nassr players stand strong and give away a corner.

  • May 02, 2024 00:10
    40’ NAS 2-0 KLJ

    Five minutes plus added time to go in the first half.

  • May 02, 2024 00:06

    Sadio Mane stands over the penalty. And scores!! He goes with power to the right side of the goal. The keeper does not move.

  • May 02, 2024 00:05

    Sadio Mane finds Otavio inside the box. He tries to pass it to Brozovic who gets a leg on it. The ball hits a defender in the arm and the referee wastes no time to point to the spot. 

  • May 02, 2024 00:03
    32’ NAS 1-0 KLJ

    Corner for Al Khaleej. Lopez gets a head on it but it goes straight up for a goal kick.

  • May 02, 2024 00:01
    29’ Yellow card | NAS 1-0 KLJ

    Brozovic is shown a card for bringing down Fabio Martins with a tackle from behind. He gets the ball first but the referee shows the card for catching Martins on the follow through. 

  • May 01, 2024 23:59
    28’ NAS 1-0 KLJ

    Alex Telles puts in a low cross from the left. Mane takes a touch inside the box but cannot turn away from the defender to pull off a shot. It is cleared away by the Al Khaleej defense.

  • May 01, 2024 23:57
    25’ Save | NAS 1-0 KLJ

    Brozovic finds Mane at the edge of the box. He tries to play a ball through. It is blocked by a defender and falls back to Mane who takes a shot with his left. Sehic quickly reacts and makes a save to his left to give away a corner.

  • May 01, 2024 23:53
    22’ NAS 1-0 KLJ

    Alex Telles brings down Hamzi in the middle of the pitch. The freekick is taken quickly but the pressure from the Al Nassr players forces the Al Khaleej to give away a throw.

  • May 01, 2024 23:52
    19’ Chance | NAS 1-0 KLJ

    Otavio plays a beautiful pass through for Ronaldo. He takes a touch past the keeper but finds himself in a tight angle. He back heels the ball and it falls to Ayman Ahmed who forces a brilliant save from the returning Sehic. The flag goes up for offside in the end against Ronaldo.

  • May 01, 2024 23:47

    Ronaldo scores!!! A poor back pass from Lisandro Lopez puts the goalkeeper under pressure. He tries to clear it with his left and the ball deflects off Ayman Ahmed. It goes up in the air and is hit by Ronaldo with is left from the right edge of the box. What a goal!!

  • May 01, 2024 23:45
    14’ NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Ronaldo is brought down by Narey in the middle of the pitch. Al Nassr resumes play quickly.

  • May 01, 2024 23:42
    11’ Miss | NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Oatvio runs up to a ball played inside the box from the right. He slides into the ball and his shot sails over the bar.

  • May 01, 2024 23:40
    9’ Chance | NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Opportunity at the other end. Fabio Martins puts a cross in from the left. Alex Telles jumps but it goes over him to Khaled Narey inside the box. He does not get a clean touch on the ball as it goes past the right post.

  • May 01, 2024 23:39
    8’ Chance | NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Corner for Al Nassr. The cross from Alex Telles finds Ronaldo inside the box. He mistimes his jump and heads the ball over the bar. What a chance for Ronaldo.

  • May 01, 2024 23:36
    5’ Chance | NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Brozovic gets the ball and lays it off for Ronaldo at the edge of the box. He takes a shot first time and forces the opposition keeper to make a decent save to his right.

  • May 01, 2024 23:34
    3’ NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Laporte plays a ball over the top for Sadio Mane. He gets away from his defender and goes into the box. The referee blows the whistle for offside before he can trouble the goalkeeper.

  • May 01, 2024 23:32
    2’ NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Al Khaleej has started with keeping possession of the ball, passing it around in its own half. Al Nassr wins it and is doing the same thing.

  • May 01, 2024 23:30
    KICK OFF!! NAS 0-0 KLJ

    Al Khaleej kicks off the match, dressed in green, shooting from left to right. Will it be able to set up a final with Al Hilal or will Cristiano Ronaldo’s side have one final shot at silverware for this season? At least 90 Minutes till we find out.

  • May 01, 2024 23:25
    Minutes to kick off!!

    The players are making their way into the Al-Awwal Stadium in Riyadh. Cristiano Ronaldo leads Al Nassr while Fabio Martins lead Al Khaleej.

  • May 01, 2024 23:10
    Time for warmups
  • May 01, 2024 23:02
    Who will the winner meet in the final of the King Cup of Champions?

    The winner of the semifinal match between Al Nassr and Al Khaleej will face defending champion Al Hilal in the final, who beat Al Ittihad 2-1 in the other semifinal played on Tuesday.

  • May 01, 2024 22:53

    Matches played: 10

    Al Nassr: 6

    Al Khaleej: 1

    Draws: 3

  • May 01, 2024 22:44
    Al Khaleej starting XI

    Sehic (gk), Khabarani, Lisandro Lopez, Rebocho, Narey, Rodrigues, Sherif, Martins (c), Hamzi, Al Hamsal, Woo Young Jung

  • May 01, 2024 22:38
    Al Nassr starting XI
  • May 01, 2024 22:27

  • May 01, 2024 22:21
    What happened last time the two sides met?

    The two sides met in the Saudi Pro League on April 27, where defender Aymeric Laporte scored the only goal as Al Nassr edged a 1-0 win against Al Khaleej.

    Saudi Pro League: Laporte goal guides Al Nassr to narrow win against Al Khaleej

    This win takes Al Nassr to 71 points from 28 games. It is nine points behind table-topper Al-Hilal, which has a game in hand. 

  • May 01, 2024 22:18

    The King Cup of Champions semifinal between Al Nassr and Al Khaleej will kick off on 1 May, Wednesday at 11:30 PM IST at the Al-Awwal Stadium in Riyadh.

    The King Cup of Champions semifinal match between Al Nassr and Al Khaleej will be live-streamed on the Sony Liv app and website.

    The match will not be telecasted on TV in India.

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