Rodri's, Thomas

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October 2, 2019

Lokomotiv Moscow vs Atletico Madrid The Ghanaian excelled against Lokomotiv

Thomas ParteywasAtletico Madrid‘s best player on the pitch in their 2-0 win againstLokomotiv Moscowon Tuesday night.

The Ghanaian produced an extraordinary performance for the second game in a row, following his excellent display in the derby againstReal Madridlast Saturday.

Joao Felixplayed between the lines behindAlvaro MorataandDiego Costaand managed to score his team’s first goal, while he also assisted the second as well as helping his teammates in defence.

Jose GimenezandFelipe Monteirohave to beAtletico‘s duo at centre-backs as they proved with their performance in Russia, where they were quick, solid and effective.

Santiago Ariaswaited for his opportunity and inKieran Trippier‘s absence, he had a very balanced game, complying both with his defensive and attacking duties.

Thomas‘ performance againstLokomotivwas excellent. He recovered the ball, distributed it to his teammates, participated in attack and finally scoredAtletico‘s second goal.

Jan Oblakhad a quiet night until the 70th minute, when he had to intervene twice to pull off a great double save with the score at 2-0.

Although he missed a chance to score in the first half,Diego Costacontinued trying throughout the game and gave an unselfish assist toThomasforAtletico‘s second goal.