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Europe: Midfielder Thomas Partey impresses as Atletico Madrid return to winning ways against Espanyol at home in the Spanish top-flight league

Black Star midfielder Thomas Partey was impressive for Atletico Madrid in their 3-1 home win against Espanyol in the Spanish top-flight league

Diego Simeone and his side returned to winning ways in the league after drawing 1-1 in their last two league matches as well as a mid-week defeat in the Uefa Champions League to German outfit Bayer Leverkusen

Partey played throughout the entire duration of the contest and was a driving force in the middle of the pitch for Atletico Madrid

Espanyol took the lead in the 38th minute of the match through Spainish midfielder Sergi Darder before Atletico Madrid grabbed the leveler at the stroke of half time through Argentine midfielder Angel Correa to end the first half 1-1

Former Chelsea frontman Alvaro Morata gave Atletico Madrid the lead in the 58th minute of the match before Koke added the third for Atletico Madrid in the 90th minute of the match to seal a comeback win for Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid sits third on the table after thirteen matches with 24 points

By: Kanyiri Suburu Lucio/@SuburuAbdulai

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