By Ahmad Harbi
Friday, September 22, 2023 08:00 AM
Al-Nasr hosts a team led by its Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo The Al-Alami striker hosts Al-Ahly Jeddah this Friday evening in a thrilling, fiery Clasico in the seventh round of the Saudi Professional League, 2023-2024 season.
The King Saud University Stadium, Al Awal Park Stadium, will host the Saudi Football Clasico between Al-Nasr and Al-Ahly tonight at exactly nine o’clock Cairo time.
Al-Nasr are sixth with 12 points, while Al-Ahly are third with 15 points, one point behind Al-Hilal..
Both the teams enter the field with a desire to win and get three points.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s participation has been decided as he underwent a medical at the club’s headquarters before the start of training to ensure the safety of his ankle. star Riyad Mahrez and Senegal international Sadio Mane in Al-Ahly’s lineup..
The expected Al-Nasr formation against Al-Ahli according to coach Luis Castro is as follows:
Goalkeeper: Nawaf Al-Aqidi .
Defence: Alex Telles – Aymeric Laporte – Mohamed Al Fathil – Sultan Al-Ghanem .
Midfield: Marcelo Brosovic – Abdullah Al-Khaibari – Abdel-Rahman Gharib – Odavio – Sadio Mane .
Attack: Cristiano Ronaldo .
The expected formation of Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia against Al-Nasr is as follows:
Goalkeeper: Edouard Mendy .
Defensive line-up: Ejian Alioski – Merih Demiral – Roger Ibanez – Ali Majrashi .
Midfield: Frank Kessid – Mohamed Al-Majid – Alain Saint-Maximin – Capri Vega – Riyad Mahrez.
Attack: Roberto Firmino.
The Clasico clash between Al-Nasr and Al-Ahly will return after an absence last season in 2022-23. Al-Ahly were relegated to the Saudi First Division League before returning to the professional league this season in the League of Lights and Fame..