Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick for Al-Nassr in a 5-0 Saudi Pro League victory
Al-AHSA — The famed Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo led Al-Nassr to victory with a commanding display, scoring an amazing hat-trick to help his team defeat Al-Fateh 5-0 in the third round of the Saudi Pro League. After two losses, Al-Nassr's victory represented a dramatic reversal as it gave them their first win of the year.
With a total of three points, the talented team has moved up to the tenth slot in the standings. Al-Fateh, on the other hand, is still positioned in eighth place with four points.
The game got underway in the 27th minute, when Sadio Mane scored the game's first goal. Ronaldo quickly added a second goal in the 38th minute. In a brilliant comeback, Ronaldo scored the team's third goal in the 55th minute to complete his hat trick. Mane scored the fourth goal in the 81st minute to keep the momentum going. Ronaldo's outstanding effort resulted in a hat-trick, which he completed in the sixth minute of extra time in the second half to win the game.
In other league action, Mateus Castro's strike in the 85th minute helped Al-Taawoun defeat Abha 1-0 after a spirited battle. With seven points, Al-Taawoun has moved up to the fifth spot, while Abha is still in eleventh place with three points.
Al-Shabab and Damac were able to earn a difficult 1-1 draw in another close match. After taking the lead thanks to a goal from George Nkoudou in the 71st minute, the other team saw Fahad Al-Muwallad of Al-Shabab tie the score in the 89th. Damac has two points and is currently ranked thirteenth in the league according to goal differential.