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Martinez’s goal secures victory for Al Nassr in Riyadh derby

Al Nassr defeated Al Hilal 1-0 on Tuesday in Riyadh derby, held at Mrsool Park in the 20th week of the Saudi Professional League. 

Al Nassr opened the score after 21 minutes from the start by Gonzalo Martinez, who received a perfect pass from Petros and put the ball in the back of the net. 

Al Hilal dominated the rest of the first half but failed to find cracks in Al Nassr defense. 

The dominance continued for Al Hilal in the second half but they failed to break the defense of Al Nassr as Al Nassr defenders fought to keep the ball away from their area and secure the three points. 

Al Hilal suffered their fourth defeat of the season and they are second in the league table with 36 points, five points behind the leaders Al Shabab. 

On the other hand, Al Nassr are seventh in the league table with 28 points, the same tally of Al Taawoun.

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