Al-Nasr continued its adherence to the competition for the Saudi Professional Football League title, after its victory over Al-Shabab 3-2 in an exciting match in the 28th round of the competition, on Tuesday.
Argentine Christian Guanca opened the scoring for Al-Shabab in the 25th minute from a penalty kick, before the same player boosted the score by adding the second goal with a powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area five minutes before the end of the first half.
With this, Guanca raises his tally of goals to 55 in the Saudi League, according to the official account of the league on Twitter.
Anderson Talisca narrowed the gap to victory by scoring the first goal in the 44th minute with a shot from inside the penalty area, before Gharib equalized in the 51st minute.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo was able to give his team victory with a wonderful goal with a powerful shot from the edge of the penalty area in the 59th minute.
Two rounds before the end of the season, Al-Ittihad continues to lead the standings with 66 points, three points ahead of Al-Nasr, who is in second place.