CRISTIANO RONALDO is all set to make his official debut in Saudi top-flight football – and a win could fire Al Nassr to the top of the table TODAY.
Ronaldo, 37, has already had a run-out in a mouth-watering midweek friendly with French giants Paris Saint-Germain.
And the Portuguese legend shone in a match full of superstars after scoring a brace alongside winning man of the match.
But now that the fun is over, Ronaldo will readjust his focus on a mid-table Ettifaq in the Saudi Pro League.
As victory for Al Nassr would see them leap above league leaders Al-Ittihad.
When is Al Nassr vs Ettifaq?
- Cristiano Ronaldo will make his Al Nassr debut against Ettifaq TODAY – Sunday, January 22.
- It is scheduled to get underway at 5:30pm UK time – 8:30pm local time.
- Mrsool Park is the allocated arena for this huge match and it can host approximately 25,000 fans.
- It ended 2-2 when the sides met in March last year.
Is Al Nassr vs Ettifaq on TV?
- Unfortunately, Al Nassr’s crucial match against Ettifaq will NOT be broadcast live on TV in the UK.
- However, Shahid have an international stream which subscription members can catch the action on.
- Or, you can follow SunSport’s live blog for minute-by-minute coverage of the entire game.
What is the team news?
Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to spearhead Al Nassr’s attack with the departure of former striker Vincent Aboubakar.
However, ex-Arsenal keeper David Ospina will miss out courtesy of a long-term injury.
- Al Nassr 1/5
- Draw 9/2
- Ettifaq 19/2
Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication