Correspondent Youngho Lee = Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored two goals only with penalty kicks (PK)

led Saudi Arabia’s professional soccer team Al-Nasr to a complete victory over Al-Shabaab, whose goalkeeper Kim Seung-kyu was the goalkeeper of Klinsmann.

In the 2023-2024 Saudi Professional League Round 4 home game against Al-Shabaab held at Al-Wal Park in Riyadh

Saudi Arabia on the 30th (Korean time)

Al-Nasr won 4-0 with Ronaldo’s one-man show

which scored 2 goals and 1 assist.

Al-Nassr 스포츠토토

who suffered two consecutive losses in the opening round

won a 5-0 victory with Ronaldo’s hat-trick and Sadio Mane’s multi-goal in the third round. won 4-0.

Al Nasr was ranked 6th with 6 points (2 wins, 2 losses)

and Al-Shabaab (2 points, 2 draws, 2 losses) was ranked 17th

in the relegation zone (16th to 18th).

In particular

Al-Nasr’s ‘double gun’ Ronaldo and Mane teamed up to score 8 goals in 2 matches (5 goals for Ronaldo and 3 goals for Mane)

showing off their terrifying decisiveness.

On the other hand

the Korean national soccer team’s starting goalkeeper Kim Seung-gyu, ahead of the call for an A-match in September

made several wonderful super saves

but had to concede 4 goals to Al-Nasr’s wave of attacks and ponder the defeat.

Al-Nasr had his first chance to score in the 10th minute when Marcello Brozovic’s mid-range shot was blocked by Kim Seung-gyu’s save

but in the 11th minute of the first half

Al-Shabaab’s defender fouled the handball and won a penalty kick.

Al-Nassr took the lead as Ronaldo took the penalty kick and put the ball into the right side of Al-Shabaab’s goal

which was guarded by Kim Seung-gyu.

In the 36th minute of the first half

while penetrating to the left side of the penalty area, Ronaldo stumbled on a foul from a defender and induced a penalty kick.

Kim Seung-gyu got the direction

but the ball speed was fast.

Al-Shabaab’s defense

which had become loose

gave Mane a key goal in the 40th minute of the first half.

Ronaldo’s pass from the penalty mark was sucked into the net when Mane hit a right-footed strong shot from the right side of the goal area.


who finished the first half 3-0

was awarded a penalty kick in the 18th minute of the second half

and kicker Abdulrahman Garib’s shot hit the left post. Garib’s left-footed shot was blocked by Kim Seung-gyu’s super save.

In the 20th minute of the second half

when Ronaldo’s cross from the left side hit the foot of defender Iago Santos and flew into the goal as hard as a shot

Kim Seung-gyu quickly threw his body to block the conceded goal.

In the 33rd minute of the second half

midfielder Ever Banega was outnumbered as he was sent off after receiving a red card after attempting a radical back tackle while fighting Mane for the ball.

In the 35th minute of the second half

when Ronaldo’s header hit the right post

Al-Nassr scored with a left-footed shot from the left side of the goal area by Sultan Al-Gannam

making the score 4-0.

Ronaldo’s powerful left-footed shot from the left side of the penalty area in the 38th minute of the second half was blocked by Kim Seung-kyu

and he failed to achieve a hat-trick.

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