Cristiano Ronaldo, in tears after losing in the final


Victory in the penalty shootout gave victory to Al Hilal, who won the Saudi King Cup against Al Nassr (1-1) despite playing in the last stretch and extra time with nine players. Cristiano Ronaldo, frustrated by the loss, broke down in tears.

The fight for the title between the two best teams in Saudi Arabia, the champion and the runner-up, ended with three being sent off. One of Al Nassr, the Colombian goalkeeper David Ospina at the start of the second half, and two by Al Hilal, late in the clash.

Neymar, in the stands

The Portuguese Al Hilal Jorge Jesus, reigning Saudi Pro League champion, finished his season in the Cup despite missing his star, the Brazilian, for several months Neymar, who watched the final played at the King Abdullah Sports City stadium in Jeddah on the bench with the substitutes.

Cristiano Ronaldo ended up disappointed. He scored his penalty but was left disappointed as another setback left his team without a reward.

Malcom assists Mitrovic and forces the red

Al Hilal, with players like Bono, Kalidou Koulibali, Renan Lodi, Ruben Neves, Malcom or Aleksandr Mitrovic in his eleven, took the lead seven minutes later when the former Barcelona player crossed the spot Malcolm is led by Mitrovic.

Things looked better for Al Hilal to clinch their eleventh Cup title, their second in a row, when in the 56th minute, the goalkeeper Ospina saw red when braking with your hand outside the frontal area Malcolm.

Two more red ones

He didn’t take advantage of it. He stayed in the 87th minute with ten because of the double yellow he saw Ali Al Bolehai and in the next minute Al Nassr was tied.

It is in a long throw-in launched in place of Ali Alawjami and Ayman Yahya headed.

The Al Nassr of Luis Castro, along with Alex Telles, Otavio, Marcelo Brozovic, Sadio Mané and Cristiano Ronaldois aiming for a seventh title as his rival is left with nine. Koulibaly saw the second card and left the field.

Al Hilal faced the last minute and extra time with nine men. He fought and in the penalty shootout, after twelve shots, he achieved the win, the Cup and the double.

Source: La Verdad


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