Al-Hilal’s Neymar scored an assist in his Saudi debut to help his side to a convincing win.
Al-Hilal cruised to a 6-1 victory over Al Rayad in the sixth round of the 2023-24 Saudi Pro League on Saturday at Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The win extends Al-Hilal’s unbeaten run to 5 wins, 1 draw, and 16 points. Aliyadh dropped to 1-1-4 (4 points) and 16th place out of 18 teams. 메이저놀이터
In addition to the win, Al Hilal also introduced Neymar to the home fans.
Neymar joined Al-Hilal in a lavish transfer this summer. According to European media, Neymar’s transfer fee was €90 million ($131 million). His annual salary is an astronomical 150 million euros ($220 million). In addition to this, Neymar also received eight supercars and a 25-room mansion from Al-Hilal.
After joining Al-Hilal with high expectations, Neymar started the game off the bench and came on for Michel in the 19th minute of the second half with the score 2-0. Neymar played around 26 minutes, making light work of the ball and leading the team’s attack. In the 38th minute, he assisted on Malcom’s goal to record his first offensive point in Saudi Arabia.
On the day, Al-Hilal put on a goal fest against Aliyadh.
Aleksandar Mitrovic opened the scoring. Mitrovic opened the scoring in the 30th minute from the penalty spot. Yasir Alsharani added a second in first-half stoppage time, assisted by Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Al-Hilal’s scoring continued in the second half. Nasser Aldausari scored the third goal in the 23rd minute of the second half, and Malcom added another in the 38th minute, assisted by Neymar. Aldausari then completed his hat trick with back-to-back goals in the 42nd minute and in stoppage time.
Alhilal conceded a late goal in stoppage time, but it had no impact on the outcome.