Ahmed Musa scores match-winning goal in Al Nassr win over Al Shabab

The 26-year-old forward notched his fifth league goal of the season as Helder Cristovao's men bagged their eighth win in the Saudi Professional League

Ahmed Musa scored Al Nassr's only goal as they defeated Al Shabab 1-0 in Friday's league encounter.

The Nigeria international who last scored a league goal on October 5, ended a three-game barren run with a 35th-minute effort at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium.

Musa has made nine league appearances this season and is now the joint third top scorer in Saudi top-flight with five goals.


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The Nigeria international was on parade for entire 90 minutes while Morocco's Nordin Amrabat was replaced at the stroke of full-time.

Al Nassr are second in the Saudi Professional League with 25 points from 10 games - two points behind leaders Al Hilal.

They visit MC Alger on Tuesday for their Arab Champions League fixture before hosting Al Wahda for their next league game on December 2.