"Ronaldo delivers a stunning double as Al Nassr narrowly triumphs in a thrilling 4-3 showdown against Al Ahli."

"Cristiano Ronaldo's electrifying performance led Al Nassr to a heart-pounding 4-3 victory over Al Ahli in a thrilling Saudi Pro League clash in Riyadh last Friday."

"Ronaldo's early goals in each half sealed the win for Al Nassr, holding off Al Ahli's comeback attempts."

"Ronaldo's early goals in each half sealed the win for Al Nassr, holding off Al Ahli's comeback attempts."

Meanwhile, Anderson Talisca netted two in the first half, one from the penalty spot and another with a remarkable strike off the crossbar's underside.

Three times, Al Ahli closed in on Al Nassr. Kessié and Mahrez scored, and substitute Al-Brikan made it 4-3 in the 87th minute for a tense finale.

Al Nassr, once at the bottom with two losses, now boasts five consecutive league wins, drawing level with Al Ahli and climbing to fifth place in the Saudi Pro League.

Al Nassr and Al Ahli, both PIF-owned, lured European stars to the Saudi Pro League during a summer of significant investment.

Al Nassr and Al Ahli, both PIF-owned, lured European stars to the Saudi Pro League during a summer of significant investment.

Meanwhile, Anderson Talisca netted two in the first half, one from the penalty spot and another with a remarkable strike off the crossbar's underside.

Ronaldo netted twice, in the fourth and 52nd minutes, with pinpoint left-footed strikes, the first assisted by Sadio Mané, securing Al Nassr's victory.