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

Published at :May 2, 2024 at 11:30 PM
Modified at :May 2, 2024 at 11:30 PM
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Dhruv Sharma


The Knights of Najd welcome 12th place side after facing Al Khaleej twice in quick succession

Al Nassr currently hold the second position in the 2023-24 Saudi Pro League standings, amassing 71 points. However, they trail Al Hilal by 9 points, making it a challenging pursuit for the title. They faced Al Khaleej in the semi-finals of the Kings Cup of Champions where they beat them comfortably with the scoreline of 3-1. Al Nassr will now face bottom half team in the Saudi Pro League.

Occupying the 12th spot in the Saudi Pro League, Al Wehda had a chance to salvage their season in the Saudi Super Cup but they were defeated by Al Ittihad. Al Wehda have not won a match in the last four matches that they’ve played in all competitions. Their recent defeat came against Al Hazm, they lost the match by 2-0, Al Wehda will look to turn their winless streak in this match.

Kick-off:

Saturday, 4 May 2024 at 6:00 PM GMT (11:30 PM IST)

Location: Al-Awwal Stadium

Form:

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

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

Players to watch out

Cristiano Ronaldo (Al Nassr)

Cristiano Ronaldo, a versatile attacker, can operate on either flank or in the central striker area of the field. Despite being predominantly right-footed, he displays remarkable proficiency with both feet.

He has netted 29 goals in the Saudi Pro League up to this point, securing the top position on the goal-scoring leaderboard. He will come into this match after scoring a brace against Al Khaleej in the semi-finals of the Kings Cup of Champions.

Odion Ighalo (Al Wehda)

Playing as a solitary striker, Ighalo prefers to receive the ball at his feet and make penetrating runs behind the defensive line. He demonstrates astute movement to evade opposing defenders, often positioning himself on the outer edge to exploit space. Additionally, he exhibits strength and resilience during set-piece situations. He has scored 12 goals and poses a significant threat to the opposition.

Match Facts

  • Al Nassr are ranked 2 in goals scored per match.
  • Al Wehda haven’t scored in their last 2 matches.
  • Al Nassr are unbeaten in last three matches in all competitions.

Abha vs Al Ittihad: Betting tips and odds

  • Tip 1: Al Nassr to win this match – 1/4 with Skybet
  • Tip 2: Odion Ighalo to open the scoring – 11/1 with bet365
  • Tip 3: Both teams to score goals – 8/13 with QuinnBet

Injury & team news

Anderson Talisca and goalkeeper Waleed Abdullah will be sidelined for Al Nassr in this match due to injuries.

With a fully fit squad at his disposal, the Al Wehda manager has no fitness issues to address prior to this match.

Head to Head

Total Matches – 32

Al Nassr wins – 18

Al Wehda wins – 8

Draws – 6

Predicted lineup

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

Ospina; Al-Fatil, Laporte, Alamri; Al Ghanam, Al Khaibari, Brozovic, Telles; Otavio, Ghareeb; Ronaldo

Al Wehda Predicted Lineup (4-2-3-1):

Munir; Al Mowalad, Makki, Al Hafith, Hawsawi; Bakshween, Fajr; Noor, Anselmo, van Crooy; Ighalo

Match prediction for Al Nassr vs Al Wehda

It’s highly likely that Al Nassr will generate numerous scoring opportunities and register several shots on target during the match. Conversely, Al Wehda might encounter difficulties in penetrating Al Nassr’s defense, yet there’s a strong possibility that they will manage to find the back of the net at least once in the game.

Prediction: Al Nassr 3-1 Al Wehda

Telecast

India – Sony Liv, Sony Sports Network

UK – Sky Sports

US –  ESPN

Nigeria –  Sporty TV

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