Ronaldo propels Al Nassr to King’s Cup of Champions Final with 3-1 win over Al Khaleej

In a thrilling semifinal showdown of the King’s Cup of Champions, Cristiano Ronaldo propelled Al Nassr to a 3-1 victory over Al Khaleej, securing their spot in the final.

The match, held on Wednesday, May 1, 2024, witnessed Cristiano Ronaldo once again showcasing his prowess on the field as he played a key role a in his team’s success.

The encounter kicked off with both teams vying for supremacy, but it was Ronaldo who stole the spotlight, breaking a two-game goal drought by netting two crucial goals for Al Nassr. The Portuguese superstar demonstrated his scoring prowess, first capitalizing on a defensive lapse to slot home a sublime half-volley into the bottom corner after 16 minutes of play.

Despite Al Khaleej’s valiant efforts to mount a comeback, Ronaldo’s brilliance proved insurmountable. Following a handball in the box, Sadio Mane converted a penalty to extend Al Nassr’s lead, as Ronaldo generously declined to take the spot-kick, allowing Mane to find the upper corner with precision.

Not content with just one goal, Ronaldo continued to torment the opposition defense, adding a third goal for Al Nassr shortly before the hour mark. Despite a late consolation goal from Fawaz Al-Torais for Al Khaleej, Al Nassr had already secured their berth in the final against Al-Hilal.

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