Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson win first Saudi Pro League game with Al-Ettifaq14 August 2023
Steven Gerrard and Jordan Henderson made a winning start in their first game in the Saudi Pro League as Al-Ettifaq beat Sadio Mane's Al-Nassr.
Ex-Liverpool captain Gerrard was appointed manager on 3 July, with his former Reds team-mate Henderson joining him as a player later that month.
Mane, another former Liverpool team-mate of Henderson, put Al-Nassr ahead in the fourth minute.
But Robin Quaison scored an equaliser before Moussa Dembele got the winner.
The ex-Fulham and Celtic forward pounced in the 53rd minute after Al-Nassr goalkeeper Nawaf Al-Aqidi failed to collect a cross.
Cristiano Ronaldo was missing for Al-Nassr through injury so Mane, who joined from Bayern Munich in August, played up front on his own.
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