WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo to the rescue! Al-Nassr star keeps title race alive by netting stunning winner against Al-Shabab

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Cristiano Ronaldo Al-Nassr 2022-23
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Cristiano Ronaldo scored a superb long-range goal to keep the Saudi Pro League title race alive, as Al-Nassr came from 2-0 down to beat Al-Shabab.
  • Ronaldo scored from distance
  • Al-Nassr have slim chance of winning Saudi Pro League
  • Two more games to be played

WHAT HAPPENED? Ronaldo capped a remarkable turnaround against Al-Shabab, as Al-Nassr came from 2-0 down to win the game, thanks to the Portuguese's long-range strike, and goals from Talisca and Abdulrahman Ghareeb. It leaves the club in with a slim chance of winning the title in Ronaldo's first season.

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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Al-Nassr sit second in the Pro League but they are three points behind Al-Ittihad, and tie-breaks in Saudi Arabia are decided by the two clubs' head-to-head record. Al-Ittihad beat Al-Nassr earlier this season, and they drew their other game, meaning Ronaldo's side need their rivals to drop points if they are to win the league. If Al-Ittihad beat Al Feiha, who are in midtable, this weekend, they will be champions.


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WHAT NEXT FOR RONALDO? Rumours continue to circulate about the Portugal superstar's future, as Bayern Munich have been linked with a shock swoop to sign the ex-Manchester United and Real Madrid ace this summer.