Al Nassr beats Al Shabab highlights: SHB 2-5 NAS, King Cup quarterfinals; Ronaldo scores and seals a spot in semis

SHB v NAS: Catch the highlights from the King Cup quarterfinals match between Al Shabab and Al Nassr at the Al-Shabab Club Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Updated : Dec 12, 2023 01:35 IST

FILE PHOTO- Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo
FILE PHOTO- Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo | Photo Credit: AP

FILE PHOTO- Al Nassr's Cristiano Ronaldo | Photo Credit: AP

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights from the King Cup of Champions quarterfinals match between Al Shabab and Al Nassr at the Al-Shabab Club Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

  • December 12, 2023 01:31

    The game started off strong for Al Shabab but it squanders an early penalty and Al Nassr scored moments later. Since then, the home side did equalise but Al Nassr was always on top of the game and two more goals in the first half sealed the win for them. Later Ronaldo and Maran scored to bring the victory home and seal a spot in the semifinals of the King Cup. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:30
    90+6’ - Maran scores!

    Mane sprints deep into the opponent’s half and passes it Maran who strikes the ball into an empty goal. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:26

    6 minutes added time awarded. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:25
    90’ - Hattan scores!!

    Yanick Carrasco takes a shot from afar which hits the post and lands in the feet of Hattan who finished comfortably into the net. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:21

    Laporte gives the ball away inches away from goal as Diallo intercepts and strikes it towards goal, but just wide. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:13

    Brozovic plays a long ball to Mane who sets the ball to Ronaldo, but the Balon d’Or winner’s shot goes straight into the keeper’s gloves. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:08
    74’ - Ronaldo scores!!!!

    Al Nassr extends its lead as Otavia plays a pass piercing through Al Shabab’s backline and finds Ronaldo who finishes in the bottom right corner. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:05

    Ghareeb dribbles deep into Al Shabab’s half butthe defenders crowd around the lone attacker and win possession back. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:03

    Brozovic gives the ball away in a dangerous position but Carlos Junior failed to take a shot in time and squanders a big opportunity. 

  • December 12, 2023 01:00

    Al Nassr holds the posession so far but Al Shabab is on its toes looking for a chance to prowl on. Al Nassr’s backline is maintaining its shape well giving the home side no time to build an attack. 

  • December 12, 2023 00:51

    Carrasco was through on goal but he waited for his teammates to push and ultimately the ball was cleared away by Al Nassr’s backline. 

  • December 12, 2023 00:44

    Cristiano Ronaldo finds space near the box and fires a shot but wide off the target. 

  • December 12, 2023 00:40
    Second half begins!

    Second half begins as Al Nassr enjoys a comfortable lead.

  • December 12, 2023 00:23

    Al Nassr would be delighted with its performance as it leads the quarterfinals by two goals. Al Shabab started off strong but missed an early penalty and conceded a goal moments later which was a big blow to its morale. Al Nassr has been playing well all-round but the home side has made plenty of decent chances on goal and can’t be rules out of the contest just yet. 

  • December 12, 2023 00:20
    45+4’ - Al Nassrs build on lead!

    Brozovic a pass into the box towards Ronaldo who leaves it for Ghareeb as the attacker finishes his side’s third goal into the net. 

  • December 12, 2023 00:16

    The ref has awarded 5 minutes of added time in the first half. 

  • December 12, 2023 00:14

    With half-time just around the corner, both sides are still looking for a goal as we are witnessing an exciting end-to-end game of football

  • December 12, 2023 00:05

    Al Yami plays a beautiful dinking ball to Mowallad that beats all the defends, but a charging Nawaf, reaches the ball first and collects it in his gloves. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:59
    28’ - Al Nassr goes ahead!

    Al Nassr wins possession and breaks on a quick counter with Mane who plays a pass to Otavia, who driblles ahead and plays it sback to Mane in front of open goal, fooling the keeper, as Al Nassr goes ahead. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:55

    Carlos Junior was left unmarked during a corner as the Al Shabab attacker heads the ball into the net. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:54

    Fofana plays the perfect scorpion kick pass to Ronaldo right in front of goal but the Portuguese’s strike is saved by the diving keeper. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:52

    Ghareeb plays a pass behind to Ronaldo who was unmarked inside the box, but his shot didn’t connect porperly and the ball goes out for a corner after a deflection. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:50
    20’ - Yellow to Mowallad

    Mowallad tackles Ronaldo from behind and completely misses the ball. Ref awards a yellow. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:48
    17’ - AL NASSR SCORES!!!

    Mane sets the ball up for Fofana inside the box which is saved by the keeper, but Fofana shoots again from the rebound and scores the opening goal. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:46
    15’ - Carrasco misses pen!

    Yannik Carrasco slips right at the spot as the ball powers over the crossbar into the stands. Chance wasted for Al Shabab. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:44
    14’ - Al Shabab gets a penalty!

    Ghareeb trips Carassco inside the box and Al Shabab is gifted a crucial penalty. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:43

    Ronaldo stands in his iconic pose and takes a free-kick from 20 yards but his shot goes through the wall but is saved brilliantly by Seung Gyu, Al Shabab’s keeper. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:42

    Sadio Mane plays a cutting pass into the box to Otavia but the attacker misjudges the run as the ball rolls behind his legs to Al Shabab. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:41

    Shabab makes a brilliant play as Mowallad gets a through ball inside the box but fluffs his first time finish straight towards the keeper. Al Shabab could have gotten an early lead. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:39

    Fofana gives away possession deep into the defensive half as Al Shabab breaks into an attack that ends with an off-side call. 

  • December 11, 2023 23:33

    The game kicks off as the heavyweight Al Nassr eyes a semifinal spot. 

  • December 11, 2023 22:47
    Al Shabab’s starting 11
  • December 11, 2023 22:46
    Al Nassr lineup is here!
  • December 11, 2023 22:17
    MATCH PREVIEW: Al Shabab vs Al Nassr

    Al Shabab hosts Al Nassr in the King Cup quarterfinals on Monday, December 11, 2023 at the Al-Shabab Club Stadium in Riyadh. 

    The home side is struggling in the Saudi Pro League however it will be hoping to shine in the domestic tournament. Al Nassr is flying high in the league but just edged past Al Ettifaq by one goal in extra-time during the round of 16 clash. 

    Al Nassr is heading into the game with a dominant win over Al Riyadh in its last game and will be eyeing the semifinal spot. 

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