Amidst the shutdown of Saudi Championship due to the dispute over Asian Cup, Al Hilal e Al Nassr ended their preparations with a friendly in Riyahd. And the one who came out on top was the team led by Jorge Jesus.
In the ‘final’ of the Riyahd Season Cup, Al Hilal won 2-0 with two first-half goals from Milinkovic-Savic and Al Dawsari.
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Before the match, the trophy from the friendly tournament, which also featured the Inter Miami by Lionel Messi, was taken to the field by fighter The Undertaker, a well-known WWE figure.
On the field, the team led by Jorge Jesus dominated. After 16 minutes, Abdulhamid made a low cross at the edge of the area, and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic appeared to finish in the corner and open the scoring.
Shortly after, at 29, in a counterattack, Malcom played Al Dawsari deep, and the Saudi made a beautiful touch that covered goalkeeper Al Naijar and increased Al Hilal’s advantage.
Absent in the friendly against Inter Miami, Cristiano Ronaldo started the match for Al Nassr and played for the 90 minutes. Sadio Mané, in turn, entered the second stage after Senegal be eliminated from African Cup of Nations.