Ronaldo’s Al-Nasr Fails In ACL Quarter-Finals

Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nasr)’s journey to the AFC Champions League (ACL) reaches the quarterfinals.

Al Nasr lost to Al Ain (United Arab Emirates) in the AFC ACL quarterfinals of the 2023-2024 season at Al-Awal Stadium in Saudi Arabia on the 12th.

Al-Nasr finished 120 minutes including overtime with a score of 4-4. He lost 1-3 in penalty shootout and failed to advance to the semifinals. 토토사이트

Al Nasr, who lost 0-1 in the first round of the away game, allowed a multi-goal to Al Ain’s leading striker Sofiane Rahimi, trailing 0-3 overall until the middle of the first half.

Al Nasr recovered one goal in the first half of extra time. Abdulrahman Garbi touched Sadio Mane’s shot and scored a comeback goal.

Ronaldo also moved diligently. He hit a right footed shot in the third minute of the second half. However, he hit the post. Two minutes later, the volley shot failed to score a goal.

Al-Nasr followed his opponent’s own goal in the sixth minute of the second half with a combined score of 2-3.

Ronaldo faced a goal chance in the 16th minute of the second half. When he saw his colleague’s shot hit the goalkeeper, he shot again with his left foot. There was no one in front of him, but the ball headed to the side of the net.

Al-Nasr scored another goal. Alex Telles scored a free kick in the 27th minute of the second half to make the score 3-3.

The two teams failed to secure a win within the regular time, and the two teams had overtime play. Al-Nasr lost Ayman Ahmed, who hit his opponent with his foot in the fifth minute of the first half, through a direct ejection. To make matters worse, he allowed a hat-trick to Sofiane Lahimi in the 13th minute of the first half.

Still, Al-Nasr survived. Ronaldo scored a penalty kick to dramatically put the total score at 4-4.

However, Al-Nasr failed to smile at the end. All of Al-Nasr’s kickers missed in the shootout. Al-Ain, on the other hand, succeeded.

Al-Nasr No. 3 kicker Ronaldo scored. Al-Shamsi of Al-Ain also scored a goal. However, Al-Nasr fell to his knees as Al-Nasr’s No. 4 kicker Ottavio missed.