The keys to the elimination of Cristiano Ronaldo and Al-Nassr from the Arabian Super Cup
Lupon arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo a Saudi Arabia has not managed to have the impact expected from the Portuguese and this Thursday came the first major failure for CR7 in this new stage of his career with Al-Nassr by being left out of the Saudi Arabian Super Cup.
The semifinal of the Saudi Arabian Super Cup was the first major disaster for the Portuguese star, who There was little he could do to prevent his team from being one step away from the grand final of said contest.
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Al-Nassr lost by a score of 3-1 against Al-Ittihad, a team that had complete control of the game, leaving the men led by Rudi García without a chance.
The keys to the elimination of Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr in the Arabian Super Cup
The little participation of Cristiano
Even though Christian he was more participatory unlike the game the previous weekend, the Portuguese could do little in this duel against Al-Ittihad. According to data shared by Sofa Score, Cristiano only registered one shot on goal during the 90 minutes he was on the pitch.
Two-goal deficit at halftime
The situation was complicated from the first half, because Al-Ittihad took the lead after 15 minutes and with no reaction from Al-Nassr, CR7’s rival in turn increased the lead at 43 minutes, so much so that there were already signs of a possible failure.
Anderson Talisca, the goalkeeper
For the second consecutive game, the scoring responsibility was entirely Anderson Talisca, who once again was in charge of scoring and converted the only goal of the match for Al-Nassr.
The little adaptation of Cristiano
The few minutes that CR7 has had in the Arab competition have ended up being a key factor in this duel, Although the quality of the Portuguese is known, his pace of play and adaptation with his teammates is still in progress.