Where to watch Al Shabab vs Al Nassr live stream, TV channel, lineups, prediction for Saudi King Cup match

Al Nassr play for the second time in four days when they visit Al Shabab in the King Cup quarterfinals on Monday.

The team captained by Cristiano Ronaldo were knocked out at the semifinals stage of the competition last season and will be confident of reaching the final four again when they face opponents who are 20 points below them in 11th in the Saudi Pro League.

Al Shabab are winless in four matches but have several well-known names within their ranks including Belgium’s Yannick Carrasco, former Argentina international Ever Banega and Morocco defender Romain Saiss.

Al Nassr’s three-game wait for victory, which included a 3-0 defeat to league leaders and King Cup holders Al Hilal, came to an end when they beat Al Riyadh 4-1 on Friday, including a goal for Ronaldo, two for Talisca and two assists for Sadio Mane.

The Sporting News looks at the key details ahead of this game, including how to watch it across the world, kickoff times and the latest lineup news.

MORE: Follow our live blog of the game!

What time does Al Shabab vs Al Nassr kick off?

This King Cup clash takes place at Al-Shabab Club Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and kicks off on Monday, December 11 at 9 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Mon Dec. 11 1 p.m. ET
Canada Mon Dec. 11 1 p.m. ET
UK Mon Dec. 11 6 p.m. GMT
Australia Tues Dec. 12 5 a.m. AEST

Al Shabab vs Al Nassr live stream, TV channel

  TV channel Streaming
USA Fox Sports 2, Fox Deportes Fubo, Fox Sports app/website
Australia  —
Canada  — DAZN
UK DAZN DAZN

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Al Shabab vs Al Nassr lineups, team news

Al Shabab were not known to have any injuries or suspensions affecting their squad for this fixture.

The same could not be be said for their Saudi Pro League schedule after Banega and Colombia midfielder Gustavo Cuellar were both sent off during their 0-0 draw at home to Al Ettifaq in their previous match on December 7.

Al Shabab lineup (4-5-1): Kim (GK) – Al-Sagour, Santos, Saiss, H Al Yami – Kanabah, Al-Qahtani, Banega, Al Mowallad, Carlo,s Carrasco – Radif

Anderson Talisca was unable to immediately continue his prolific form because the forward was suspended after being sent off in Al Nassr’s win in the Round of 16.

Manager Luis Castro played a full-strength side in that game, and the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Otavio and Aymeric Laporte featured again here.

Left-back Alex Telles missed out against Al Riyadh after being assessed on the day of the game and remained unable to be involved.

Al Nassr starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Alaqidi (GK) — Al Ghanam, Laporte, Lajami, Ayman — Brozovic, Fofana — Mane, Otavio, Ghareeb —  Ronaldo.

MORE: Full Al Nassr fixtures

Al Shabab vs Al Nassr prediction

Al Shabab are yet to find form under new boss Igor Biscan after a poor start to the season in which they slipped into the relegation zone and sacked former manager Marcel Keizer five games in.

They came back to beat Al Fateh after extra time in the previous round with the help of two Carrasco goals but a lack of firepower looks a likely issue against Al Nassr’s feted attacking lineup. Al Shabab have not scored more than once in seven of their last 10 matches, including each of their last five.

Prediction: Al Shabab 1-3 Al Nassr

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