Al Nassr vs Ettifaq: All eyes on Cristiano Ronaldo as he makes his official debut in Saudi's top division | The Sun

CRISTIANO RONALDO is all set to make his official debut in Saudi top-flight football – and a win could fire Al Nassr to the top of the table.

Ronaldo, 37, has already had a run-out in a mouth-watering midweek friendly with French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

And the Portuguese legend shone in a match full of superstars after scoring a brace alongside winning man of the match.

But now that the fun is over, Ronaldo will readjust his focus ona mid-table Ettifaq in the Saudi Pro League.

As victory for Al Nassr would see them leap above league leaders Al-Ittihad.

When is Al Nassr vs Ettifaq?

  • Cristiano Ronaldo will make his Al Nassr debut against Ettifaq TOMORROWSunday, January 22.
  • It is scheduled to get underway at 5:30pm UK time – 8:30pm local time.
  • Mrsool Park is the allocated arena for this huge match and it can host approximately 25,000 fans.
  • It ended 2-2 when the sides met in March last year.

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Is Al Nassr vs Ettifaq on TV?

  • Unfortunately, Al Nassr's crucial match against Ettifaq will NOT be broadcast live on TV in the UK.
  • However, Shahid have an international stream which subscription members can catch the action on.
  • Or, you can follow SunSport's live blog for minute-by-minute coverage of the entire game.

What is the team news?

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to spearhead Al Nassr's attack with the departure of former striker Vincent Aboubakar.

However, ex-Arsenal keeper David Ospina will miss out courtesy of a long-term injury.

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Latest odds

  • Al Nassr 1/5
  • Draw 9/2
  • Ettifaq 19/2

Odds courtesy of Betfair are correct at time of publication

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