Ronaldo brace fires Al Nassr
Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo returned to club action on Tuesday night and picked off from where he left, scoring a brace as Al Nassr demolished a hapless Al Adalah 5-0 in their latest Saudi Pro League away match.
The two goals added to Ronaldo's previous tally of 9, bringing him to 11 goals for the season.
Ronaldo opened the scoring in the 40th minute of the game from the penalty spot. He neatly dispatched his effort to the back of the net.
Talisca made it 2-0 in the second half (55') before the Portuguese attacker scored a spectacular second goal (66'). After displaying some fine footwork, Ronaldo found the back of the net with his weaker left foot in style.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner has now scored braces in each of his last three games. He came into the clash against Al-Adalah on the back of two braces, against Liechtenstein and Luxembourg in the UEFA Euro 2024 qualifiers.
Despite the glut of goals, Al Nassr remained second in the table due to Al Ittihad's 3-0 win over Damac.