Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr Preview, Prediction, and Betting Tips| Saudi Pro League

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr Preview

  • Date – Thursday, May 9
  • Kick-off Time – 7:00 pm GMT
  • Venue – Prince Hathloul Sports City

Al Akhdoud will host powerhouse Al Nassr in a crucial midweek clash in the Saudi Pro League on Thursday, May 9. It will be an interesting contest between both sides as Al Nassr would be hoping to continue his impressive winning run of seven games.

The hosts approach this game with a disastrous winning record having secured only one win in their last eight games across all competitions. The Najran-based club have failed to win their last five home games in the league.

Al Nassr are sitting second in the league table, and are currently trailing the league leaders Al-Hilal by nine points with four games left to play. They have been better on their travels this season and have kept seven clean sheets in their last nine games and are strong favourties for this tie.

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr Team News

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr
Al Akhdoud Squad (Getty Images)

Al Akhdoud has no major injury concerns and manager Martin Sevela will have the entire squad at his disposal.

As for Al Nassr, they will be boosted with the return of talisman Cristiano Ronaldo who was suspended in the tie against Al Khaleej. Talisca has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a thigh injury. Nawaf Al-Aqidi still remains suspended for the weekend home tie.

Al Akhdoud Predicted XI:

Vitor; Mansour, Burca, Kvirkvelia, Zabdani; Muwallad, Pedroza; Godwin, Tanase, Collado; Tawamba

Al Nassr Predicted XI:

Ospina; Al Ghanam, Alamri, Laporte, Telles; Otavio, Al-Khaibari, Brozovic; Yahya, Ronaldo, Mane

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr Head-to-Head

The two sides have faced off only once in which Al Nassr managed a comfortable win over Al Akhdoud.

Last results:

  • Al Nassr 3-0 Al Akhdoud – Saudi Pro League – November 24, 2023

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr Prediction

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr
Talisca celebrating (Getty Images)

Al Akhdoud have struggled for results this season and are languishing just above the relegation zone in the league table. They are in urgent need of resurgence and are competing in the top-flight for the first time. Another disappointing outcome would result in a drop in the bottom three.

Meanwhile, Al Nassr are enduring a frustrating campaign who have already been eliminated from the AFC Champions League and are trailing the unbeaten Blue Waves by nine points in the domestic table. The visitors have won three consecutive games across all competitions.

Predicted Score: Al Akhdoud 1-3 Al Nassr

Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr Odds (subject to change)

  • Al Akhdoud win – 7.00
  • Al Nassr win – 1.31
  • Draw – 5.50
  • Odds source – Unibet

Betting Tips

  • Al Akhdoud win – 7.00
  • Total goals under 2.5 – 3.35

Where to Watch Al Akhdoud vs Al Nassr

  • India – Jio Cinema, Sports 18
  • UK – ITV
  • US – ESPN+
  • Saudi Arabia- Shahid TV

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