Al Nassr vs Al Ahli live score, updates, lineups and result from Saudi Pro League clash with Ronaldo in action

Al Nassr will be aiming to make up ground in the Saudi Pro League title race as they return to domestic action against Al Ahli.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s side kicked off their AFC Champions League campaign with a 2-0 win away at Persepolis in midweek and they are looking to chase down their title rivals.

Luis Castro’s team head into this tie on the back of winning their last four league matches with Al Ahli impressing with five wins from six overall.

The Sporting News will be following this Al Nassr vs. Al Ahli Saudi Pro League match live, providing score updates, commentary, and highlights as they happen.

MORE: Watch all of Cristiano Ronaldo’s goals for Al Nassr in 2022/23

Al Nassr vs Al Ahli live score

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Al Nassr vs Al Ahli live updates, highlights, and commentary

1 hour to KO: TEAM NEWS IS IN!

Three changes for Al Nassr from their win in Iran as Ali Lajami and Alex Telles return to the defence and Talisca starts over Abdulrahman Ghareeb in attack.

Four ex-Premier League stars included for Al Ahli as Mendy, Saint-Maximin, Firmino and Mahrez all start.

1 hour 20 to KO: All eyes will again be on Ronaldo this evening as the five-time Ballon d’Or winner settles back into life in Saudi following a trip to Iran for the Asian Champions League in midweek.

He received crazy attention from fans in Iran upon his arrival and will be hoping for a quieter welcome at the stadium today!

2 hours to KO: All smiles in training ahead of this key clash!

Al Nassr vs Al Ahli lineups, team news

Al Nassr came through their win in Tehran with no fresh reported injuries but Castro rotates his starting team.

Al Nassr projected lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): Alaqidi (GK) — Al-Ghannam, Lajami, Laporte, Telles — Brozovic, Al-Khaibari — Mane, Otavio, Talisca — Ronaldo

Al Ahli are boosted by the return of key defender Merih Demiral, following a one game ban, with former Premier League stars Edouard Mendy, Allan Saint-Maximin, Roberto Firmino and Riyad Mahrez all starting.

Al Ahli projected lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): Mendy (GK) —  Majrashi, Ibanez, Demiral,  Alhurayji— Al-Majhad, Kessie — Mahrez, Veiga, Saint-Maximin — Firmino

Al Nassr vs Al Ahli live stream, TV channel

This Al Nassr vs. Al Ahli Saudi Pro League match kicks off at 6:00 p.m. local time from the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh.

Below are the corresponding times, TV channels, and live streams to watch the match in regions around the world

  Date Time TV Channel Streaming
UK Fri, Sept 22 7 p.m. BST DAZN
USA Fri, Sept 22 2 p.m. ET Fox Sports Soccer Plus, FOX Deportes Fubo, Fox Sports app/website
Australia Sat, Sept 23 4 a.m. AEST 10 Play
Canada Fri, Sept 22 2 p.m. ET DAZN
Hong Kong Sat, Sept 23 2 a.m. HKT Shahid
India Fri, Sept 22 11:30 p.m. IST Sony TEN 1 Sony LIV
Malaysia Sat, Sept 23 2 a.m. MYT Shahid
New Zealand Sat, Sept 23 6 a.m. NZST Shahid
Singapore Sat, Sept 23 2 a.m. SST Shahid

Fans can subscribe to streaming platform Shahid for complete coverage of every match from the Roshn Saudi Pro League.

As another way to stay connected to the action, the Roshn Saudi Pro League official channels (including YouTube) and SSC (Saudi Sports Company) regularly publish goals and highlights from the matches.

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