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When Al Nassr and Cristiano Ronaldo’s next game is after Saudi Pro League winter break


Having played their final game of 2023, Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al Nassr now have the luxury of a winter break before they return to action.

Al Nassr finished the year in style with three victories in eight days at the end of December, managing a total of 12 goals across those matches.

Ronaldo found himself on the scoresheet in his side’s most recent encounter with Al Taawoun, with the prolific Portuguese forward grabbing a late goal in a 4-1 victory. The former Real Madrid star added to strikes from Otavio, Marcelo Brozovic and Aymeric Laporte.

With Ronaldo and co set for a break at the beginning of 2024, here is when you can next see his Al Nassr side in action.

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Ronaldo will have a month off before returning to the field / Yasser Bakhsh/GettyImages

Having played their final game before the winter break on 30 December 2023, Ronaldo and his teammates won’t lace up again until 1 February 2024.

While Al Nassr won’t return to league action, they will take part in the highly-anticipated Riyadh Season Cup. While the round-robin tournament is a glorified friendly competition, it will see Ronaldo lock horns with old adversary Lionel Messi for potentially the final time when Al Nassr face Inter Miami on 1 February.

Al Nassr will clash with fellow Saudi side Al Hilal on 8 February in their second and final game of the Riyadh Season Cup, before returning to Asian Champions League duties four days later in a meeting with fellow Pro League outfit Al Fayha.

Ronaldo will eventually get back to domestic duties on 16 February when Al Nassr host sixth-placed Al Fateh, before the return leg of the Champions League against Al Fayha three days later.

Al Nassr’s next five matches after winter break

Date

Fixture

Competition

01/02/2024

Al Nassr vs Inter Miami

Riyadh Season Cup

08/02/2024

Al Hilal vs Al Nassr

Riyadh Season Cup

12/02/2024

Al Fayha vs Al Nassr

AFC Champions League

16/12/2024

Al Nassr vs Al Fateh

Saudi Pro League

19/12/2024

Al Nassr vs Al Fayha

AFC Champions League

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Sadio Mane and co have been in good form / FAYEZ NURELDINE/GettyImages

Victors in the Arab Champions Cup in August, Al Nassr have enjoyed a strong season at the halfway point.

In the Saudi Pro League, they currently find themselves second in the table after a good run of recent form, sitting six points ahead of third-placed Al Ahli. Unfortunately for Ronaldo, Al Nassr are seven points off unbeaten Al Hilal at the top of the table. The two sides do not meet in the league until the final month of the campaign.

After going unbeaten in the group stage, Al Nassr will face fellow Saudi side Al Fayha in the last 16 of the Champions League, while they have also reached the semi-final of the King’s Cup.

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Ronaldo has been prolific in front of goal / Khalid Alhaj/MB Media/GettyImages

Unsurprisingly, Ronaldo has been sharp in front of goal during the 2023/24 season so far, providing 35 goal contributions in just 25 games in all competitions.

A whopping 24 of those have been goals, including four braces and a hat-trick in the Saudi Pro League. In fact, there have only been four games in the league this season in which the 38-year-old hasn’t found the back of the net.

It’s been a similar story for the Portuguese icon in the Champions League too, scoring three in just four outings on the continent, including a brace against Al Duhail in a 4-3 victory.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s 2023/24 Al Nassr stats

Competition

Appearances

Goals

Assists

Saudi Pro League

18

20

9

AFC Champions League

4

3

1

AFC Champions League qualifying

1

0

1

King’s Cup

2

1

0

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