Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej live score, updates, lineups, and result from Saudi Pro League clash
Al Nassr have the chance to ramp up the Saudi Pro League title pressure on leaders Al Ittihad as they take on Al Khaleej in Riyadh.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s side trail Al Ittihad by three points with five games remaining in the 2022/23 campaign, but their rivals have a key advantage in head-to-head meetings between them this season.
Victory at home for Al Nassr would bring them level on points with Al Ittihad, who are in action against Abha later today.
Sporting News is following Al Nassr vs. Al Khaleej live and providing score updates, commentary, and highlights from this key Saudi Pro League match.
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Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej live score
Al Nassr (4-2-3-1): 22. Rossi (GK) — 2. Al-Ghanam, 78. Lajami, 21. Gonzalez, 13. Konan — 18. Gustavo, 8. Alsulaihem — 19. Alhassan, 94. Talisca, 29. Ghareeb — 7. Ronaldo
Al Khaleej (4-4-2, right to left): 96. Al-Haidari (GK) — 2. Al-Owdah, 3. Al-Khabrani, 25. Anthony, 5. Amaral — 6. Al-Samiri, 8. de Souza — 10. Feitosa, 15. Biyogo Poko, 93. Martins — 9. Cikalleshi
Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej live updates, highlights from Saudi Pro League clash
1 hr from kickoff: TEAM NEWS IS IN!!!
The hosts make three changes to the starting line up, including the return of Brazilian star Talisca to the first XI, with Agustin Rossi in goal.
🗒 || Starting lineup,@AlNassrFC vs #KhaleejFC pic.twitter.com/Z2qBntblIk
— AlNassr FC (@AlNassrFC_EN) May 8, 2023
2 hrs from kickoff: Ronaldo Sr and Ronaldo Jr in training!
Father & son 💛 pic.twitter.com/bbGYW9qlYp
— AlNassr FC (@AlNassrFC_EN) May 7, 2023
Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej lineups
Interim head coach Dinko Jelicic is still without David Ospina and Pity Martinez but Talisca and Agustin Rossi both start.
Al Nassr starting lineup (4-2-3-1, right to left): 22. Rossi (GK) — 2. Al-Ghanam, 78. Lajami, 21. Gonzalez, 13. Konan — 18. Gustavo, 8. Alsulaihem — 19. Alhassan, 94. Talisca, 29. Ghareeb — 7. Ronaldo
Al Khaleej head coach Pedro Emanuel has confirmed no fresh injuries ahead of this game with Albania star Sokol Cikalleshi the key player in attack.
Al Khaleej starting lineup (4-4-2, right to left): 96. Al-Haidari (GK) — 2. Al-Owdah, 3. Al-Khabrani, 25. Anthony, 5. Amaral — 6. Al-Samiri, 8. de Souza — 10. Feitosa, 15. Biyogo Poko, 93. Martins — 9. Cikalleshi
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Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej live stream, TV channel
Local broadcasters in selected countries have acquired the rights to televise or stream the Saudi Pro League, while fans in other countries can subscribe to streaming platform Shahid for complete coverage.
According to LiveSoccerTV, the following networks are carrying this match:
|Hong Kong||—||my TV Super, Shahid|
|India||Sony TEN 2||Shahid, JioTV, SONY LIV|
Sky Sports on YouTube