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Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr Predicted lineup, betting tips, odds, injury news, H2H, telecast

Published at :May 7, 2024 at 11:30 PM
Modified at :May 7, 2024 at 11:30 PM
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Dhruv Sharma


Al Nassr will aim to extend their impressive winning streak

The hosts come into this match with a dismal record, having managed just one victory in their last eight outings across all competitions. Additionally, the team from Najran has struggled at home, only securing one win in their last five Saudi Pro League fixtures. Their last match ended in a draw against Al Hazm.

Al Nassr currently occupies the second spot in the Saudi Pro League standings, trailing leaders Al-Hilal by nine points with only four matches remaining. They have displayed strength away from home this season, boasting seven clean sheets in their last nine outings, making them clear favourites for this encounter.

Kick-off:

Thursday, 9 May 2024 at 6:00 PM GMT (11:30 PM IST)

Location: Prince Hathloul Sports City

Form:

Al Akhdoud (all competitions): L-L-L-W-D

Al Nassr (all competitions): L-W-W-W-W

Players to watch out

Alex Collado (Al Akhdoud)

Alex Collado frequently retreats to aid in the team’s buildup, utilizing his runs to advance the ball forward. His standout qualities lie in his strong presence in the attacking third, adept ball control, ability to advance play through runs, and proficiency in set-piece situations. Notably, his goal-scoring and shooting abilities are top-notch. Moreover, he excels in breaking down defensive formations with his intelligent passing.

Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nassr)

In a dominant display, Al-Nassr easily defeated Al-Wehda with a resounding 6-0 victory, during which Cristiano Ronaldo netted his fourth hat-trick of the season in the Saudi Pro League. Up to now, he has scored 32 goals in the Saudi Pro League, cementing his position at the top of the goal-scoring charts. He demonstrates exceptional skill and accuracy with both feet.

Match Facts

  • Al Akhdoud are ranked 18 in goals scored per match.
  • Al Nassr are unbeaten in the last four matches in all competitions.
  • This will be the second-ever meeting between both sides.

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr: Betting tips and odds

  • Tip 1: Al Akhdoud to win this match – 13/2 with Skybet
  • Tip 2: Al Nassr to open the scoring – 1/4 with bet365
  • Tip 3: Both teams to score goals – 13/25 with UniBet

Injury & team news

Al Akhdoud enters the match without any significant injury worries, granting manager Martin Sevela access to the full squad.

Unfortunately, Talisca will be sidelined for the rest of the season due to a thigh injury. Additionally, Nawaf Al-Aqidi remains suspended for the upcoming match against Al Akhdoud.

Head to Head

Total Matches – 1

Al Akhdoud wins – 0

Al Nassr wins – 1

Draws – 0

Predicted lineup

Al Akhdoud predicted lineup (4-2-3-1):

Vitor; Mansour, Burca, Kvirkvelia, Zabdani; Muwallad, Pedroza; Godwin, Tanase, Collado; Tawamba

Al Nassr Predicted Lineup (4-3-3):

Ospina; Al Ghanam, Alamri, Laporte, Telles; Otavio, Al-Khaibari, Brozovic; Yahya, Ronaldo, Mane

Match prediction for Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr

Al Akhdoud have faced difficulties in securing positive outcomes this season, finding themselves just above the relegation zone in the league standings. As newcomers to the top-flight league, they are eagerly seeking a turnaround in fortunes. Al Nassr are navigating through a challenging campaign, having been eliminated from the AFC Champions League. They currently trail the unbeaten Blue Waves by nine points in the domestic league.

Prediction: Al Akhdoud 0-3 Al Nassr

Telecast

India – Sony Liv, Sony Sports Network

UK – Sky Sports

US –  ESPN

Nigeria –  Sporty TV

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