Where to watch Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej live stream, TV channel, lineups for King’s Cup match

Al Nassr face a vital clash with Al Khaleej in the Saudi King Cup semifinals on May 1.

With Al Hilal storming away in the Saudi Pro League title race, the King Cup remains Al Nassr’s only route to a trophy in the campaign run-in, with five league games left this season.

Al Nassr were knocked out of the competition at this stage last season, losing to Al Wehda, before Al Hilal eventually went on to clinch the trophy in May 2023.

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.

What time does Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej kick off?

This King Cup match at the King Saud University Stadium kicks off on Wednesday, May 1 at 9 p.m. local time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. 

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

  Date Kickoff time
USA Wed, May 1 2:00 p.m. ET
Canada Wed, May 1 2:00 p.m. ET
UK Wed, May 1 7:00 p.m. BST
Australia Thu, May 2 4:00 a.m. AEST
India Wed, May 1 11:30 p.m. IST

Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej live stream, TV channel

Here’s where you can find the match in some selected major markets:

  TV channel Streaming
USA Fox Sports 2, FOX Deportes Fubo, Fox Sports app/website
Australia 10 Play
Canada DAZN
India Sony Ten 1 Sony LIV

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Is Cristiano Ronaldo playing vs Al Khaleej?

Ronaldo returned to the Al Nassr squad for their 1-0 league win over Al Khaleej on April 27, after his two-game suspension was reduced to one on appeal, following his red card against Al Hilal in the Saudi Super Cup on April 8.

The Portugal international was dismissed late in the game, for an elbow on Ali Al-Bulaihi, and the Saudi Football Federation suspended him for the second time this season.

He is expected to lead the line against Al Khaleej today.

Al Nassr vs Al Khaleej lineups, team news

This cup game comes just four days after Al Nassr beat Al Khaleej 1-0 in league action but Luis Castro could stick with an unchanged team. Talisca remains sidelined through injury and Sadio Mane could start on the bench.

Al Nassr predicted XI (3-4-3, right to left): Ospina (GK) — Al-Fatil, Laporte, Alamri — Al-Ghanam, Al-Khaibari, Brozovic, Telles — Otavio, Ronaldo, Ghareeb.

Al Nassr subs subs (9): TBC

Al Khaleej have not flagged up any fresh injury issues after their league loss to Al Nassr and midfielder Fabio Martins should rotate back in.

Al Khaleej predicted XI (4-3-3, right to left): Sehic (GK) — Al Hamsal, Al-Khabrani, Lopez, Rebocho — Hamzi, Masoud, Rodrigues — Narey, Sherif, Martins.

Al Khaleej subs (9): TBC


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