Cristiano Ronaldo scores yet again for Al Nassr as he nets his 21st goal of the season against Steven Gerrard’s Al Ettifaq to keep his side’s title hopes alive

Ronaldo netted again with the likes of Jordan Henderson on the losing side
Gerrard’s Al Ettifaq are now without a win in eight and are eighth in league table

Cristiano Ronaldo scored yet again for Al Nassr as his side beat Al-Ettifaq to keep their title hopes alive in the Saudi Pro League.

Steven Gerrard‘s side were second best throughout on the night, with former Manchester United man Alex Telles also on the scoresheet.

Telles opened the scoring after 43 minutes before former Inter Milan man Marcelo Brozovic doubled the home side’s lead just before the hour mark.

Ronaldo then netted penalty to make it 3-0, with Mohammed Al Kuwaykibi scoring a consolation for the visitors a few minutes from time.

The result took Al Nassr to 10 points off top spot in the Saudi Pro League, with Al Hilal leading the way but having played a game more.

Cristiano Ronaldo netted once again for Al Nassr as his side beat Steven Gerrard’s Al Ettifaw

The forward shone as his side dominated an out-of-form Al Ettifaq, coached by Steven Gerrard

Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum were among the former Premier League players to line up for the away side on Friday at the Al-Awwal Park Stadium.

Gerrard’s side are now without a win in eight games and sit eighth in the league table.

Cristiano Ronaldo scores yet again for Al Nassr as he nets his 21st goal of the season against Steven Gerrard’s Al Ettifaq to keep his side’s title hopes alive

Cristiano Ronaldo scored yet again for Al Nassr as his side beat Al-Ettifaq to keep their title hopes alive in the Saudi Pro League.

Steven Gerrard‘s side were second best throughout on the night, with former Manchester United man Alex Telles also on the scoresheet.

Telles opened the scoring after 43 minutes before former Inter Milan man Marcelo Brozovic doubled the home side’s lead just before the hour mark.

Ronaldo then netted penalty to make it 3-0, with Mohammed Al Kuwaykibi scoring a consolation for the visitors a few minutes from time.

The result took Al Nassr to 10 points off top spot in the Saudi Pro League, with Al Hilal leading the way but having played a game more.

Cristiano Ronaldo netted once again for Al Nassr as his side beat Steven Gerrard’s Al Ettifaw

The forward shone as his side dominated an out-of-form Al Ettifaq, coached by Steven Gerrard

Jordan Henderson and Georginio Wijnaldum were among the former Premier League players to line up for the away side on Friday at the Al-Awwal Park Stadium.

Gerrard’s side are now without a win in eight games and sit eighth in the league table.

They face Al Hazm next on December 28, while Al Nassr will take on Al Ittihad on December 26.

Sadio Mane received plaudits from the supporters in the stands too, and paid tribute at full time after another impressive performance for his new side.

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