Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick and Sadio Mané added two targets of his personal as Al Nassr recorded their first win of the Saudi Pro League season with a 5-0 rout away at Al Fateh on Friday.
Despite spending massive cash this summer time to encompass their Portuguese star with extra help, Al Nassr misplaced each of their opening two matches of the marketing campaign.
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But Al Nassr and Ronaldo, who was with no league aim this season coming into the sport, each received off the mark in emphatic style in opposition to an Al Fateh group that had taken 4 factors from their first two video games.
Mané, one of many notable new arrivals after signing from Bayern Munich, received the scoring began within the twenty seventh minute following an excellent back-heeled help from Ronaldo.
Seven minutes earlier than half-time, Ronaldo received his first aim of the marketing campaign with a towering header from six yards out. He scored two extra within the second half, each among the many easiest targets of his legendary profession, after the opposition goalkeeper was left stranded and he may faucet the ball into an unguarded web.
In between, Mané received a second aim of his personal as Al Nassr eased to victory.
In a constructive sport all-around for the group from Riyadh, Al Nassr have been additionally capable of hand debuts to former Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte and Portugal worldwide Otávio