The Al Nassr vs Al Ahli match is one of the biggest rivalries in Saudi Arabian football. The two clubs have a long history of rivalry, with both Al-Nassr and Al-Ahli being among the most successful clubs in Saudi Arabia. Al-Nassr have won nine Saudi Pro League titles, while Al-Ahli have won three.
The history between the two sides shows that this has always been a fiercely contested match. With the squad this season, both teams are desperate for a win. This match will be a major event for the capital with thousands of fans coming to support their team.
Al-Nassr will not be without any key players ahead of this match. They will play in their typical 4-2-3-1 formation and will look to close the points gap between the two sides, with only three points separating Al-Ahli and Al-Nassr. Mane and Talisca would like to continue their support in attack.
All the players who were signed from renowned clubs this season will feature together in this match, few of them will face familiar faces. Abdulbasit Hindi will miss this match after receiving a red card in the previous match.
Predicted Lineup for Al Nassr vs Al Ahli:
Nawaf Al-Aqidi: Sultan Al-Ghannam, Abdulelah Al-Amri, Aymeric Laporte, Mohammed Qassem: Abdullah Alkhaibari, Marcelo Brozovic: Sadio Mane, Otavio, Abdulrahman Ghareeb; Cristiano Ronaldo
Edouard Mendy; Ali Majrashi, Roger Ibañez, M. Demiral, Abdullah Al-Amar; Mohammed Al-Majhad, Franck Kessie; Riyad Mahrez, Gabri Veiga, Allan Saint-Maximin; Roberto Firmino