Cristiano unstoppable; Ronaldo scores hat-trick in Al Nassr's dominant 8-0 win

Al Nassr defeated Abha in the Saudi Pro League thanks to four goal involvements by Cristiano Ronaldo.

By Emmanuel Mendez

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goals with Al Nassr as he scored a hat-trick in the first half.
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goals with Al Nassr as he scored a hat-trick in the first half.
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Al Nassr defated Abha 8-0 in the Saudi Pro League at the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Sports City Stadium. Cristiano Ronaldo once again delivers for Al Nassr as he scored another hat-trick for the team. Ronaldo scores hat-tricks in two consecutive Saudi Pro League games. Ronaldo scored two free-kicks in the first half which puts him at 63rd career free-kicks. Ronaldo also improves his stats this season as he has 41 goals and 12 assists in 41 games in all competitions. In the Saudi Pro League, Ronaldo now has 29 goals and 10 assists in 23 matches.

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The Cristiano Ronaldo party started in the 11th minute of the game as the Portuguese scored a free kick from just outside the box. Ronaldo's shot had lots of power and pace, and even though the keeper had a touch on it, he couldn't stop the ball from going in. In the 21st minute, Ronaldo had another free kick which was further out. Ronaldo scored his second goal of the night as he slots the ball into the top left corner with the keeper standing still. The ball was to accurate and fast to stop and Ronaldo made it 2-0 for Al Nassr.

In the 33rd minute, Sadio Mane scored as he shoots the ball in the bottom right corner from a pass by Ronaldo. It didn't count as an assist as the ball hits a defender on the way to Mane. In the 42nd minute Ronaldo completed his hat-trick as he chips the ball over the keeper from outside the box. Ronaldo did grab an official assist just two minutes later as he plays an easy ball to Al Sulaiheem in the box, who taps in the fifth goal for Al Nassr. Ronaldo's perfect first half led to Al Nassr winning 5-0 at half-time.

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Ronaldo did not play the second half but Al Nassr scored three more

Cristiano Ronaldo did not play the second half as he was subbed off and replaced by Al Nemar. That did not stop Al Nassr from scoring more. In the 51st minute, Abdulrahman Ghareeb scored and sent the ball into the top right corner. In the 63rd minute, Al Aliwa scored Al Nassr's 7th goal of the night. Just before the 90th minute, Al Aliwa scored his brace to seal the 8-0 win.

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