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.
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).
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.
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.