Partey goal seals win for Atletico Madrid

Saturday 4th November , 2017 5:34 pm
(Image credit: EPA)
(Image credit: EPA)

Black Stars midfielder, Thomas Partey, scored in the 90th minute to hand Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win away to Deportivo La Coruna in the Spanish League on Saturday.

The match was a closely-fought tie and looked like was heading to a stalemate until Atletico Madrid captain Gabi nudged the ball slightly from a free kick for Partey to side-foot a shot past Costel Pantillimon in post goal for Deportivo.

The win sends Atletico to 3rd place on the Spanish League table with 23 points.

The goal was Partey’s first in the league this season despite making 10 appearances and it was mentioned by the Spanish League’s English Twitter handle.

The strike caps a good week for Partey who scored for Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday and got nominated for the CAF Player of the Year on Thursday.

 

 

 

By: Citi Sports