The Al-Nassr defeated Al-Raed at King Abdullah Sports City Stadium on Saturday night to tighten their grip on third place in the Sauid Pro League table.
The team from the Saudi capital are now five points clear of Al-Shabab with three matches to go and favorites for the AFC Champions League qualification spot.
Al-Nassr’s goals came from Sultan Al-Ghanam after eight minutes, Brazilian Anderson Talisca on 74 minutes, and Argentine Pity Martinez in the final minute of the match.
Rui Vitoria’s team have now won three matches on the trot, having beaten Al-Feiha 1-0 and Al-Shabab 4-0 in their last two outings.
Al-Raed are without a win and sit in 10th in the SPL table.