'I don't feel satisfied' - Cristiano Ronaldo & Co criticised by Al-Nassr boss Rudi Garcia after damaging draw with Al-Feiha

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Cristiano Ronaldo and his Al-Nassr teammates were criticised by Rudi Garcia following a 0-0 draw with Al-Feiha.
  • Al-Nassr slump to costly draw
  • Ronaldo stormed off at full-time
  • Manager unhappy with team performance

WHAT HAPPENED? A goalless stalemate against Al-Feiha has seen Al-Nassr fall further away from the top of the Saudi Pro League, which was epitomised by Ronaldo leaving the pitch unhappy at the final whistle after a war of words with an opposition player, and manager Garcia expressed his dissatisfaction with his team's performance.

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WHAT THEY SAID: Speaking to the Saudi Sports Company (SSC) after the game, the Al-Nassr head coach didn't hold back his feelings, stating: "The result is definitely bad, and we are not happy."

He added, taking aim at his players: "I don’t feel satisfied with the players' performance. I asked them to play at the same level as the last game [a 5-0 win over Al-Adalah], but this didn’t happen.

"There are seven games left, we will try to recover, and we realize that it’s not easy after we lost two points, but everything is possible."

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THE BIGGER PICTURE: 38-year-old Ronaldo headed straight down the tunnel at full-time after he had finished arguing with Al Feiha's Ali Al-Zaqaan, expressing his frustration after a disappointing performance that had seen him struggle to leave his mark.


Cristiano Ronaldo Al Nassr Al Feiha 2023

Rudi Garcia Al-Nassr

WHAT NEXT FOR RONALDO & AL-NASSR? Having lost to title rivals Al-Ittihad last month and now drawing to Al-Feiha, winning the Saudi Pro League will prove increasingly challenging for Al-Nassr, who are three points adrift in second. Ronaldo will hope to inspire them back to winning ways against Al-Hilal on April 18.