Thomas Partey Excels As Atletico Madrid Claim Deserved Victory Over Athletic Bilbao

Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey was absolutely a delight to watch on Sunday afternoon as he excelled in Atletic Madrid’s deserved 2-0 home win against Athletic Bilbao.

Partey, who was making his third La Liga start this year, impressed greatly in the middle of the park. He won six tackles and scored the highest ratings – 8.4 – to be adjudged man of the match by whoscored.com

After struggling to break down the resolute defence of stubborn Basque club, Kevin Gameiro and Diego Costa combined to give the Roji Blancos the win in the second half.

The win mean Atleti remain seven points adrift of leaders Barcelona, who won at Eibar.

Partey is currently enjoying his best season since arriving at Madrid club. He has bagged five goals in as many appearances.

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