Al-Nassr won its fourth straight game in the Saudi Pro League thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Sadio Mane, who each scored for the fourth straight game.
At 10-man Al-Raed, Mane scored from 18 yards out in first-half stoppage time to give the visitors the lead. Ronaldo’s superb solo run and goal sealed a 3-1 victory.
Ronaldo has the most goals in the league with seven, followed by Mane with six.
Al-Ahli defeated Al-Taawon 3-2 thanks to a goal from ex-Newcastle forward Allan Saint-Maximin in another league match.
Moussa Dembele, a former Celtic striker, also scored on Saturday as Steven Gerrard’s Al-Ettifaq team defeated Abha 3-1.
After six matches, Al-Hilal is leading the league after defeating Al-Riyadh 6-1 on Friday night. This was the Brazilian striker Neymar’s first game for the league leaders.
Midway through the second half, the ex-Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain striker came off the bench and assisted fellow countryman Malcom in setting up Al-Hilal’s fourth goal.
Many spectators booed Salem Aldawsari for taking a penalty for the hosts’ fifth goal instead of the club’s £77.6 million acquisition, Neymar, who they expected to score on his debut.