Ronaldo's Al-Nassr Knocked Out of Asian Champions League Quarters

The 39-year-old Portuguese was the only Al Nassr player to score in the shootout, as his Saudi club was eliminated 3-1 on penalties after a 4-4 aggregate deadlock.
CHRISTIANO RONALDO DEVASTATED AFTER THE MATCH
CHRISTIANO RONALDO DEVASTATED AFTER THE MATCHGOOGLE

Despite Cristiano Ronaldo's late goal,  Al Nassr was still unable to scale past the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League after losing to Al Ain by penalties on Monday.

The 39-year-old Portuguese was the only Al Nassr player to score in the shootout, as his Saudi club was eliminated 3-1 on penalties after a 4-4 aggregate deadlock. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid attacker had a bad night, missing a chance from three yards with the goal gaping in regular time in Riyadh.

After being defeated 1-0 in the first leg in the United Arab Emirates, Ronaldo pushed the quarter-final to penalties in the 118th minute. His neatly struck penalty kick made it 4-3 on the night for the hosts, who had Ayman Yahya sent off in the 98th minute. However, the host team missed three of their four shootout attempts, sending Al Ain to the last four of Asia's biggest club championship.

The Brazilian international defender Alex Telles, also a former of Manchester United player, was among the Al Nassr players to fluff his lines during the shootout.

In Tuesday’s quarter-finals, Ulsan face Jeonbuk in an all-Korean tie locked at 1-1. The Saudi teams Al Ittihad and Al Hilal also face off, with Al Hilal leading 2-0 after the first leg.

Harry Kewell’s Yokohama F-Marinos host Chinese side Shandong Taishan on Wednesday with a 2-1 lead from the first leg.

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