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Sadio Mane Serves Delightful Assist to Ronaldo as Al Nassr Star Scores Against Al Riyadh: Video
- Sadio Mane is back to creating goal opportunities for Al-Nassr
- The forward combined with Cristiano Ronaldo for their opener
- Al-Nassr closed the gap on Al-Hilal with the win over Al-Riyadh
Senegalese forward, Sadio Mane is back to contributing goals for Al-Nassr after delivering an inch-perfect cross for Cristiano Ronaldo's opener against Al-Riyadh.
The Knights of Najd got off to a bright start as they looked to recover from the humiliating defeat to Al-Hilal a week earlier.
Having created several chances in the early minutes of the game, the breakthrough finally came in the 31st minute when Ronaldo met Mane's cross in the box.
In a video shared on social media, the ex-Liverpool star took on his marker before sending in a floating cross into the box as the Portuguese star approached at the far end.
The Al-Nassr captain made no mistake in giving them the lead.
Later on in the first half, the Portuguese superstar went from scorer to provider, serving his compatriot, Otavio for Al-Nassr's second of the game.
Mane and Ronaldo, alongside Brazilian winger Anderson Talisca, have been the main stars for the Knights of Najd as they chase the league title.
Al-Nassr closed the gap on Al-Hilal to seven points with the 4-1 win.
Ronaldo reaches new milestone with Al-Nassr
Sports Brief previously reported on Ronaldo reaching another new milestone after starting for Al-Nassr in their clash against Al-Riyadh in the Saudi Pro League.
The Knights of Najd were looking to bounce back after a humiliating Riyadh Derby defeat to Al-Hilal, with the 38-year-old stifled but still atop the scoring chart.
Ronaldo fumes at referee in Al-Riyadh clash
Sports Brief also previously reported on the standard of refereeing in the Saudi Pro League once again coming under the spotlight.
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Many believe officials tended to make decisions in Ronaldo's favour and the accusations escalated during Al-Nassr’s latest game.
Ronaldo’s side took on Al-Riyadh in the Saudi Pro League and had a brilliant chance to take an early lead in the game thanks to him.