The moment for which fans have been waiting for a long finally came to reality when Cristiano Ronaldo finally registered his first Saudi Pro League goal. Though he was not able to guide his team toward victory, his first goal for Al-Nassr wasn’t a small deal too, which came against Al Fateh, and the match ended with a draw, with both teams scoring 2 goals each.
It was the second goal in the account of Al-Nassr, which came from Cristiano Ronaldo on a penalty, and the legendary Portuguese made no mistake while playing the shot. While it was overall a frustrating game for the forward, as he missed several chances in the normal time to score, he still kept himself calm and didn’t miss the last chance he got in the match.
As mentioned, the match was drawn, but analyzing the performances of both teams, Al-Nassr was indeed ahead of their opposition. Though it was Al Fateh, who started the scoring goals first, in the 12th minute, Al-Nassr was able to equalize before the half time. However, Al-Fateh was able to get a lead again in the 58th minute, but in injury time, Al-Nassr received a penalty, which Ronaldo capitalized.
Overall, Al-Nassr played 18 shots while Al Fateh played 6, with 6 and 4 of them on target, respectively. Nassr played 482 passes, while their opposition played 364, with an accuracy rate of 81% for the former one and 72% for the latter one. The ball possession rate of Al-Nassr was 59%, while Al-Fateh was 41% in this regard.
How will Ronaldo do now?
With the goal-scoring streak now being opened in the account of Ronaldo, it doesn’t seem like the Portuguese striker will look back. Certainly, it is not what everyone wants; rather, fans are eagerly waiting to see vintage Ronaldo in the colors of Al-Nassr.