Al Nassr defeats Al Ittifaq 1-0 with a goal scored by Talisca. HIGHLIGHTS

RIYADH. Al Nassr conquers Al Ittifaq 1-0 after Talisca scored just 1 goal (31').

Al Nassr defeats Al Ittifaq 1-0 with a goal scored by Talisca. HIGHLIGHTS

RIYADH. Al Nassr beats Al Ittifaq 1-0 after Talisca scored just 1 goal (31′). Al Nassr was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (67%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the King Saud University Stadium stadium in Riyadh on Sunday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Khaled Al Teris who was helped by Yasser Al Sultan and Mohammad Al-Hanfoosh. The 4th official was Sultan Al Okairy. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 16.1 degrees Celsius or 60.94 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 43%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 67 Ball Possession 33
Shots
  • 5 Total 4
  • 1 On Target 1
  • 4 Off Target 3
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 59 Attack 45
  • 19 Dangerous attack 13
  • 69 Ball safe​ 76
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 0
  • 1 Off Sides 1
Fouls
  • 15 Total 7
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Al Nassr had a superior ball possession 67% while Al Ittifaq was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Al Nassr had a more offensive attitude with 19 dangerous attacks and 5 shots of which 1 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Al Nassr won the match​.

Al Nassr shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Al Ittifaq shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Al Nassr didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Al Ittifaq received 2 yellow cards (Saeed Al Muwallad and Saad Al Mosa).

Match Timeline

22'
Saeed Al Mowalad- Yellow
Anderson Talisca(goal)Abdulmajeed Al-Sulaiheem
31'
Ayman Yahya- sub ->Abdulrahman Ghareeb
66'
Sami Al Naji- sub ->Pity Martínez
67'
Ali Al Hassan- sub ->Abdulmajeed Al-Sulaiheem
75'
81'
Hamed Al Ghamdi- sub ->Faisal Al Ghamdi
81'
Ahmed Alghamdi- sub ->Robin Quaison
83'
Abdulrahman Oumar- sub ->Saeed Al Muwallad
86'
Saad Al Mousa- Yellow
90'
Abdulrahman Al Obaid- sub ->Y. Niakaté
90'
Abdullah Al Salem- sub ->Vitinho

Standings

Standings
Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

After this match, Al Nassr will have 33 points to sit in the 1st place. On the opposite side, Al Ittifaq will stay with 16 points like Al Raed to hold in the 10th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Pro League, Al Nassr will play away with Al Fateh on the 3rd of February with a 14-3 head to head record in favor of Al Nassr (8 draws).

Al Ittifaq will host Al Adalh on the 3rd of February with a 2-0 head to head record in favor of Al Ittifaq (0 draws).

Al Nassr – Formation

Al Nassr
G
Nawaf Alaqidi 44.Saudi Arabia
D
Abdullah Madu 3.Saudi Arabia
D
Sultan Al Ghanam 2.Saudi Arabia
D
Ali Alawjami 78.Saudi Arabia
D
Abdulelah Al Amri 5.Saudi Arabia
M
Gonzalo Martínez 10.Argentina
67'
M
Anderson Talisca 94.Brazil
Goals31'
M
Abdulmajeed Al Sulaiheem 8.Saudi Arabia
75'
M
Abdullah Alkhaibari 17.Saudi Arabia
F
Cristiano Ronaldo 7.Portugal
F
Abdulrahman Ghareeb 29.Saudi Arabia
66'
Substitutes
G
A. Abdul 62.Saudi Arabia
D
Majed Mohammed 27.Saudi Arabia
D
Mohammed Al Fatil 4.Saudi Arabia
D
Nawaf Boushal 12.Saudi Arabia
M
Sami Al Naji 14.Saudi Arabia
67'
M
Ali Al Hassan 19.Saudi Arabia
75'
F
Ayman Yahya 23.Saudi Arabia
66'
F
Mohammed Maran 16.Saudi Arabia
F
Jaloliddin Masharipov 77.Uzbekistan

Al Nassr started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Rudi Garcia decided to play with the following team: Nawaf Alaqidi, Abdullah Mohammed Madu, Sultan Abdullah Al Ghanam, Ali Alawjami, Abdulelah Al Amri, Gonzalo Nicolás Martínez, Anderson Souza Conceição, Abdulmajeed Mohammed Al Sulaiheem, Abdullah Alkhaibari, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro and Abdulrahman Ghareeb.

The home team had on the bench: Ayman Yahya, Mohammed Maran, Majed Mohammed, Abdulaziz Abdul Rahma, Mohammed Abdulhakim Al Fatil, Jaloliddin Masharipov, Sami Khalil Al Naji, Ali Al Hassan and Nawaf Boushal.

Substitutions

Al Nassr made 3 changes: Abdulrahman Ghareeb for Ayman Yahya (66′), Pity Martínez for Sami Al-Najei (67′) and Abdulmajeed Al-Sulaiheem for Ali Al-Hassan (75′).

Al Ittifaq – Formation

Al Ittifaq
G
Paulo Victor 48.Brazil
D
Marcel Tisserand 32.Congo DR
D
Saeed Al Mowalad 2.Saudi Arabia
83' 22'
D
Abdullah Khateeb 70.Saudi Arabia
D
Saad Al Mousa 5.Saudi Arabia
86'
M
Ali Abdullah Hazzazi 11.Saudi Arabia
M
Faisal Al-Ghamdi 16.Saudi Arabia
81'
F
Vitinho 27.Brazil
90'
F
Robin Quaison 99.Sweden
81'
F
90'
F
Mohammed Al Kuwaykibi 7.Saudi Arabia
Substitutes
G
Turki Baljoush 92.Saudi Arabia
D
Fahad Zahim 4.Saudi Arabia
D
83'
D
Abdulrahman Al Obaid 13.Saudi Arabia
90'
M
Hamed Al Ghamdi 8.Saudi Arabia
81'
M
Ahmed Alghamdi 15.Canada
81'
M
Nawaf Hazazi 24.Saudi Arabia
F
Rayan Darwish Albloushi 20.Saudi Arabia
F
Abdullah Al Salem 17.Saudi Arabia
90'

Al Ittifaq started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).

Patrice Carteron played with: Paulo Victor de Mileo Vidotti, Marcel Tisserand, Saeed Fawaz Al Mowalad, Abdullah Ahmed Khateeb, Saad Al Mousa, Ali Abdullah Hazzazi, Faisal Al-Ghamdi, Victor Vinicius Coelho Santos, Robin Quaison, Youssoufou Niakaté and Mohammed Marzouq Al Kuwaykibi.

They had on the bench: Fahad Ghazi Zahim, Hamed Al Ghamdi, Rayan Darwish Albloushi, Turki Baljoush, Abdulrahman Oumar, Ahmed Alghamdi, Nawaf Hazazi, Abdullah Al Salem and Abdulrahman Al Obaid.

Substitutions

Al Ittifaq made 5 changes: Faisal Al Ghamdi for Hamed Al Ghamdi (81′), Robin Quaison for Ahmed Al Ghamdi (81′), Saeed Al Muwallad for Abdulrahman Oumar (83′), Y. Niakaté for Abdulrahman Al Obaid (90′) and Vitinho for Abdullah Al Salem (90′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Pro League.​