Al-Nassr Loses Saudi King’s Cup Final To Al Hilal On Penalties

al nassr loses saudi king's cup final to al hilal on penalties

The world’s most famous footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, broke into tears when his team, Al-Nassr, lost the final of the Saudi King’s Cup to Al-Hilal. Al-Nassr finished their second season in Saudi Arabia without any major wins. Al-Hilal won the final with a penalty shootout, 5-4, after the game ended 1-1 in extra time. Cristiano Ronaldo joined Al-Nassr in December 2022. Ronaldo, after losing the match, was very upset, but his teammates consoled him. The match was held at King Abdullah Sports City.

Cristiano Ronaldo Sets a New Record

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Al-Nassr lost the King’s Cup final just four days after Al-Nassr established its place in the second position in the Saudi Pro League season. Al-Nassr was 14 points behind Al-Hilal.

Ronaldo found his comfort by scoring twice and scoring 35 goals, setting a new record in a season.However, during the King’s Cup Final against Al-Hilal, Ronaldo was unable to find his comfort in a head-to-head match with three red cards and two goals.

After seven minutes, Aleksandar Mitrovic gave Al-Hilal the lead with a header. In the second half, things turned for the worse for Al-Nassr when the team’s goalkeeper, David Ospina, was sent off to handle the ball outside the area. After 86 minutes, Al-Hilal was reduced to 10 men after Ali Al-Bulaihi was given a red card for heatbutting Sami Al-Najei.

Penalty Shootout

The game became a tie when Ayman Yahya scored a header for Al-Nassr. In the 91st minute, Al-Hilal lost their other defender, who joined from Chelsea last summer, Kalidou Koulibaly, who got a yellow card for the second time and was sent off.

During the extra time, there were no goals from both teams, and the final game went to a shootout.Al-Hilal’s first attempt was missed by Ruben Neves, and Al-Nassr’s attempt was missed by former Manchester United defender Alex Telles. Earlier, Ronaldo was successful in scoring his penalty with a spectacular overhead kick but could only watch as Bounou, Morocco’s 2022 World Cup hero, made two saves, one from Al-Nemer and another from Ali Al-Hassan.

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These saves by Bounou helped Al-Hilal win their 11th King’s Cup, while Cristiano Ronaldo and his team, Al-Nassr, have to wait until the next season.



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