Partey scores as Atletico Madrid put 3 past Huesca

Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey struck his first goal of the season in a rare start for Atletico Madrid Tuesday night. The Rojiblancos thrashed SD Huesca 3-0 at the Wanda...

Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey struck his first goal of the season in a rare start for Atletico Madrid Tuesday night.

The Rojiblancos thrashed SD Huesca 3-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano in their sixth match of the 2018/19 LaLiga.

Frenchman Antoine Griezmann tapped in from close range after 16 minutes.

Partey’s powerful long-range effort then doubled the lead for the on the half hour.

Less than five minutes later Koke scored a fortunate third as his lofted pass was missed by both team mate Angel Correa and the on-rushing Huesca goalkeeper Axel Werner.

Atletico Madrid climbed into third place in La Liga behind Barcelona and Real while Huesca dropped to 18th and are without a win in five games.

SOURCE: starrsportsgh.com

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