Thomas Partey scores in Atletico Madrid win over Lokomotiv Moscow

Thomas Partey scores in Atletico Madrid win over Lokomotiv Moscow

Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey scored a second-half goal as Atlético Madrid defeated Lokomotiv Moscow 2-0 in Tuesday’s Champions League.

Jao Félix opened the scoring from close range in the 48th minute and Thpmas Partey doubled the lead from Diego Costa’s pass in the 58th, giving Atlético its first win after a home draw against Juventus in its opener.

Atlético is at the top of Group D alongside Juventus, which defeated Bayer Leverkusen 3-0 in Turin.

Lokomotiv is one point back, with Bayer Leverkusen in last place with no points.

Partey hopes to continue his new found form for his side both in the La Liga and the Champions league.

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