Al-Hilal will host arch-rivals Al-Nassr in a top-of-the-table Saudi Pro League 2023-24 clash at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Friday, December 1. The Al-Hilal vs Al-Nassr will start at 11:30 PM Indian Standard Time (9 PM local time).
Under manager Jorge Jesus, Al-Hilal has been the only unbeaten team in the ongoing Saudi Pro League. Having registered 12 wins and two draws, Al-Hilal is currently placed at the top of the standings with 38 points from 14 games.
The hosts will head into the Riyadh Derby brimming with confidence after thrashing Al-Hazm 9-0 to record the biggest win in Saudi Pro League history last week. Jorge Jesus’ men are currently on a 13-game winning streak across all competitions, including registering 12 clean sheets.
On the other hand, Al-Nassr has also been in sensational form, having won 18 of their 20 games across all competitions.
Led by their talismanic captain Cristiano Ronaldo, Al-Nassr has not lost a game since their back-to-back defeats in the Saudi Pro League in August.
With 11 wins, one draw and two losses, Al-Nassr is currently placed second in the Saudi Pro League 2023-24 standings with 34 points from 14 games, four points behind league leaders Al-Hilal.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr will aim to return to winning ways after being held to a goalless draw by Iranian side Persepolis FC in the AFC Champions League 2023-24 on Monday.
Meanwhile, Ronaldo has been the leading goal-scorer in the Saudi Pro League 2023-24 with 15 goals while Al-Hilal’s Aleksandar Mitrovic features second on the list with 11 goals so far.
Al-Hilal vs Al-Nassr head-to-head
Al-Hilal holds a superior head-to-head record against Al-Nassr across all competitions. Al-Hilal have won 72 of the 172 games played while Al-Nassr have registered 55 victories. As many as 45 games have ended in draws.
The last time these two sides met, Al-Nassr beat Al-Hilal 2-1 in the final of the Arab Club Champions Cup 2023 in August.
Where to watch Al-Hilal vs Al-Nassr Saudi Pro League 2023-24 match live in India?
The Al-Hilal vs Al-Nassr Saudi Pro League 2023-24 match will be telecast live on Sony Sports Ten 2 and Sony Sports Ten 2 HD TV channels in India.
Live streaming of the Al-Hilal vs Al-Nassr Saudi Pro League 2023-24 match will be available on the SonyLIV app and website in India.
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