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01.07.2020 Football News

Arsenal Target Thomas Partey Stars As Atletico Madrid Holds Barcelona At Camp Nou

By Samuel Ekow Amoasi Appiah
Arsenal Target Thomas Partey Stars As Atletico Madrid Holds Barcelona At Camp Nou
LISTEN JUL 1, 2020

Ghana international, Thomas Partey out up another masterclass performance against Barcelona at the Camp Nou on Tuesday night as Atletico Madrid held the home to a 2:2.

Lionel Messi's corner was flicked on to Diego Costa who put the ball into his own net in the 11th minute to put the home in front.

Atletico Madrid fought back and were rewarded with a penalty that Diego Costa missed but a retake was capitalized by Saul Niguez in the 19th minute.

The two sides went into the break with one goal each.

Qique Setien's side started quicker in the final half and were rewarded with a penalty which Messi converted in the 50th minute.

Atletico Madrid went on the offensive and earned another penalty. Saul stepped up again and found the net in the 62nd minute. The visitors held on to a draw.

Thomas Partey was solid throughout the game with some good tackling and passing.

Barcelona now have 70 points and Madrid have 59 points.

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