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Al Nassr 6-0 Inter Miami : Cup 2024 – as it happened

  • Saudi Pro League club Al Nassr thrashed Major League Soccer side Inter Miami 6-0 in the second match of the Riyadh Super Cup 2024.
  • The highly anticipated match was expected to be a clash between familiar foes Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, but Ronaldo missed the game due to injury, while Messi was benched and only featured for the final few minutes.
  • Talisca was the star player for Al Nassr in the absence of Ronaldo, as the Brazilian bagged a hat-trick. Aymeric Laporte, Otavio and Mohammed Maran also found the net for Al Nassr.
  • Al Nassr will face Al Hilal in the title decider next week, while Inter Miami ended their run with two defeats in two matches. The MLS club lost 4-3 to Al Hilal in the opener of the three-team tournament.

It’s a wrap!

Thank you for joining us for the live coverage of Al Nassr vs Inter Miami.

This is Manasi Pathak, on behalf of Al Jazeera, signing off.

Good night and see you soon for more action from the world of sports.

Action-packed Friday

On a Friday, February 2 packed with football action, Al Jazeera will bring you all the build-up and updates from:

  • Tajikistan vs Jordan at 11:30 GMT (AFC Asian Cup)
  • Australia vs South Korea at 15:30 GMT (AFC Asian Cup)
  • Nigeria vs Angola at 17:00 GMT (AFCON 2023)
  • Guinea vs the Democratic Republic of Congo at 20:00 GMT (AFCON 2023)

More to come from Al Jazeera

The football action in Riyadh comes to an end tonight, but there is still more to come from other parts of the world!

The Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals get under way on Friday and Saturday.

Al Jazeera previews the four Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinals that see a mix of favourites and minnows face off.

Inter Miami’s run ends

Tonight’s defeat also brings an end to Inter Miami’s journey in the tournament. They suffered two defeats in as many games, conceding 10 goals, while scoring only three.

The MLS club will now travel to China to face Hong Kong in a friendly on Sunday before facing Vissel Kobe in Tokyo three days later.

Al Hilal v Al Nassr to decide the winner

The Al Hilal vs Al Nassr match on February 8 (Thursday) will decide the winner of the 2024 Riyadh Season Cup.

The match could see Mitrovic, Neves, and Milinkovic-Savic go up against Talisca, Otavio and Laporte.

Game on!

Full time: Al Nassr 6-0 Inter Miami

The full-time whistle goes off and Al Nassr have sealed a huge 6-0 win over Inter Miami.

Talisca scored a hat-trick, while Telles, Octavio and Laporte also found the net for the Saudi Arabian club.

For Inter Miami, it’s their second defeat of the tournament after a 4-3 defeat to Al Hilal.

Six minutes of stoppage time

We will have six minutes of stoppage time played in tonight’s game.

Fans at the Kingdom Arena have enjoyed watching their Riyadh-based club excel in this high-scoring match, though they would have also loved watching more of Messi, who came on only in the 83rd minute.

Pre-match news reports said Messi felt discomfort after the last game and was benched as a precaution.

90+3 mins: Al Nassr 6-0 Inter Miami

Inter Miami’s pre-season woes

Twenty days out from the start of the MLS regular season, Inter Miami are losing 6-0 to Al Nassr in a friendly in Riyadh.

The MLS side have won only one of their four pre-season games so far.

90 mins: Al Nassr 6-0 Inter Miami

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