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Written By Jacobs Dunga

The Portuguese twice scored to send his team to the final.

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Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in between a Sadio Mane penalty to book a final spot for Al Nassr against Al Hilal in the King’s Cup final.


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Al Khaleej did little to trouble the Knights as a mistake from the goalkeeper fell to Ronaldo who volleyed home in the 17th minute to open the scoring.

Twenty minutes later, the 39 year old then allowed Sadio Mane double the lead from the spot with a well take penalty.

The five time Ballon d’Or winner then found the net again thirty minutes after Mane scored to give Al Nassr a three goal lead.

Al Khaleej got a consolation through Fawas Al Torais who finished off a sensational team move in the 82nd minute.

Al Nassr will go head to head against their bitter rivals Al Hilal in the final on the last day of the month of May as they seek to lift a silverware this term.

Meanwhile…

The Saudi Arabia Football Federation will take disciplinary action against Al Ittihad for the behaviour of their fans against Al Hilal.

The Ittihad fans threw bottles at Al Hilal players during their King’s Cup semi final tie on Tuesday.

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The same action was carried out by Al Ahli fans against Al Nassr in their match last month.

The Royals got a suspended sanction to have a game played behind closed doors and were fined $58,000.

Al Ittihad are now set to suffer same disciplinary action from SAFF for their unsportsmanlike action as reported by Saudi League Buzz.

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