PSG 5-4 Riyadh Season | PSG Wins as Both Ronaldo and Messi Scores

Cristiano Ronaldo will lead a Saudi All-Star XI comprising players from Al Nassr FC and Al Hilal FC against a PSG. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will face off when the Riyadh Season Team, a Saudi All-Star XI side, takes on Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Thursday. The match is scheduled to start at 12:00 PM ET.

 In what will be potentially for the final time both Ronaldo and Messi are meeting on a football pitch, After signing with Al Nassr on December 30, 2022, Ronaldo will play his first game in Saudi Arabia against a team he is very familiar with. Against the likes of Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, and Neymar Jr., Ronaldo, the greatest player to ever play in Saudi Arabia, will lead the Riyadh Season Team.

Messi and Ronaldo will be meeting on the field for the first time since December 2020, when Juventus defeated Barcelona 3-0. This was the last time the two players met in Spain, but they have faced off against each other on multiple occasions in the past.

In their 37 meetings so far, Messi has scored 23 goals – Ronaldo’s brace sees him go to 23 as well!

Final line up :

PSG XI: Keylor Navas, Bernat, Bitshiabu, Ramos, Hakimi, Renato Sanches, Carlos Soler, Vitinha, Mbappé, Messi, Neymar

Riyadh XI: Ospina; Al Boleahi, Al Burayk, Al Juwayr, Cuellar, Konan; Gonzalez; Ighalo, Marega, Cristiano Ronaldo, Talisca

Final Score PSG vs Riyadh Season Team :

Teams1st Half2nd HalfFinal Score
Riyadh Season224

PSG Wins 5-4 against Riyadh Season

Goals :

3mins : Goal ! PSG !  Who else but Messi to put PSG ahead in this friendly match

34mins : Goal ! Riyadh ! Ronaldo puffs out his cheeks before stepping up and placing a side-footed effort past his former teammate Navas into the back of the net.

43mins : Goal ! PSG ! From absolutely nothing the Brazilian defender Marquinhos restores the Ligue 1 side’s lead!

45mins : Goal ! Riyadh ! Ronaldo. HE HAS A DOUBLE!!!

54mins : Goal ! PSG ! Ramos restores his side’s lead but all the work is done by Mbappe!!

57mins : Goal ! Riyadh ! Jang Hyun-soo

60mins : Goal ! PSG ! Jang Hyun-soo

78mins : Goal ! PSG ! Hugo Ekitiké

93mins : Goal ! Riyadh ! Anderson Talisca

PSG 5-4 Riyadh Season Anderson Talisca

93′ – What a hit from the Brazilian to close the deficit with just a minute to go!

PSG 5-3 Riyadh Season : Hugo Ekitiké

78′ – What a finish from the 20-year-old to surely win the game for PSG!

The home side were trying to push for a fourth equaliser to force a penalty shootout are caught on the counter and Ekitike races through before firing across goal into the top corner.

PSG 4-3 Riyadh Season : Kylian Mbappe

60′ – Mbappe joins his idol Ronaldo in finding the net from the spot!

Straight down the middle from the Frenchman as Alowais dives to his left to no avail!

PSG 3-3 Riyadh Season : Jang Hyun-soo

57′ – The goals just keep coming in Saudi Arabia!!

It’s a Ronaldo-esque header at the near post from Jang who shrugs off the challenge of Ramos from a corner to pile home.

PSG 3-2 Riyadh Season : Sergio Ramos

54′ – Ramos restores his side’s lead but all the work is done by Mbappe!!

From the corner Mbappe had won PSG play it short and then switch play for Mbappe who leaves Abdulhamid in the dust after turning on the afterburners to dart towards the byline.

He then cuts it back to Ramos to turn home from yards away.

PSG 2-2 Riyadh Season : Cristiano Ronaldo

45′ – HE HAS A DOUBLE!!! What scenes in Saudi!!

Ronaldo initially has a free-kick on the edge of the box that he lashes into the wall at the first and then second attempts but the All-Stars keep the attack alive.

Ronaldo then gets into the box and ahead of Ramos to glance a header from a left-sided cross that strikes the upside of the post before he’s quickest to fire home the rebound.

PSG 2-1 Riyadh Season SAVE

45′ – Alowais keeps out Neymar! Incredible!!

It’s a horrible slow run up from the Brazilian as he tries to side foot into the bottom right corner but Alowais reads it completely and dives on top of it to claim.

PSG 2-1 Riyadh Season : Marquinhos

43′ – From absolutely nothing the Brazilian defender restores the Ligue 1 side’s lead!

Mbappe takes a short corner and exchanges passes with Soler before the former stands up a cross that Marquinhos does brilliant to get the deftest of touches to turn home.

PSG 1-1 Riyadh Season : Cristiano Ronaldo


Ronaldo puffs out his cheeks before stepping up and placing a side-footed effort past his former teammate Navas into the back of the net.

PSG 1-0 Riyadh Season : Lionel Messi

3′ – The Argentine World Cup winner opens the scoring!! Advantage Messi!

Neymar is given the time and space to get his head up and clip a delicate ball over the top for the run of Messi.

Mohammed Alowais comes rushing out of his goal into no man’s land and Messi gets to the ball first and clips a first-time finish under the jumping keeper which rolls into the empty net.

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