Al Nassr didn’t want the service of its new star signing Cristiano Ronaldo because it cruised to a 2-0 win over Al Ta’ee within the Saudi Professional League on Friday.
League prime scorer Talisca starred with a brace as AL Nassr prolonged its lead within the competitors.
The Brazilian’s first got here from a header following a cross from the appropriate. The second was a speedy counter assault, courtesy of an extended kick by goalkeeper David Ospina.
Al Nassr dominated the sport, performed out on a water-loggedsurface, with 15 pictures compared to simply eight by AL Ta’ee, because it saved a cushty clean-sheet.
Ronaldo missed out on the sport attributable to his two-match ban imposed by England’s Soccer Affiliation in November 2022 for hitting an Everton fan throughout his stint with Manchester United.
FIFA’s ‘Regulation on the Standing and Switch of Gamers’ states in part 12.1 that, “Any disciplinary sanction of as much as 4 matches or as much as three months that has been imposed on a participant by the previous affiliation however not but (fully) served by the point of the switch shall be enforced by the brand new affiliation at which the participant has been registered to ensure that the sanction to be served at home stage. When issuing the ITC, the previous affiliation shall notify the brand new affiliation by way of TMS of any such disciplinary sanction that has but to be (fully) served.”
Ronaldo was additionally fined £150,000 for the incident that occurred in April 2022. He was set to serve the suspension in England however switched to the brand new membership after the World Cup.
Consequently, Ronaldo is anticipated to be out there solely on January 21 when Al Nassr play Ettifaq.