Ghanaian international, Thomas Partey put up an outstanding display as Atlètico Madrid halted Liverpool’s UEFA Champions League defence at Anfield with a 3-2 win after extra-time.
Amongst a squad of committed performances on Wednesday night, Partey was again one of the standout players.
The 26-year-old midfielder was in the thick of everything for the Spanish giants as they slaughtered the defending champions at their own backyard.
Partey recorded 5 tackles, 12 recoveries, 4 interceptions, and clearances each and blocked two vital shots that were goal-bound as Atlètico meandered to victory.
Thomas Partey’s game by numbers vs. Liverpool:
25 forward passes
12 ball recoveries
5 tackles won
What a performance. 👏👏👏 pic.twitter.com/jsUcbj5ZUZ
— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) March 11, 2020
After the classy exhibition of power, grit, and passion, fans lavished praises on the Ghanaian international for his contribution to his side’s win.
Awurade Thomas Partey nim ball b) wate .. herrr 😧😧
— HUMBLE WOLF 🙏 (@jey_mahone) March 11, 2020
Most impressive midfielder for Atletico over both legs? Thomas Partey.
Constant engine and doing extremely well when in possession tonight.
Read the game so well and was a huge reason why Atletico played great in the first leg.
World class midfielder. What a player.
— EiF (@EiFSoccer) March 11, 2020
Build the Black Stars team around Thomas Partey and we will win the world cup!
— KALYJAY 🇬🇭🇳🇬🐦 (@gyaigyimii) March 11, 2020
Ghana please let's be proud of Thomas Partey ,he has done a lot today ….controlling the midfield ,passes and all the rest .Thomas thanks for making Ghana proud ,we love you ❤😎🔥💫 pic.twitter.com/dSEijTKGTh
— 🕴🏽Mempeasem President 🐦🤥💙 (@AsieduMends) March 11, 2020
Thomas partey played ball today
Wondering why nobody is noticing him tho
— J.T.P.🗣🗣🗣 (@__ojoo) March 12, 2020
Thomas Partey was massive tonight…. He never left the middle of the pack even when it seem Liverpool kept trying to dominate……
— Doctor Quack (Masseur) (@Fablebarz) March 12, 2020
Some fans traveled some distance to watch Thomas Partey boss Anfield.
Thomas Partey our saviour
Anti- Liverpool fans
Adrian is not a keeper
Knust doing the most….. pic.twitter.com/c99KxyPIby
— Courage Bryan Benedict (@CourageBryan) March 12, 2020
“Please sign Thomas Partey”.
Some Manchester United fans begging to have the Ghanaian midfield dynamo in their team for next season
— NASEEM (@Naseem1008) March 12, 2020
Yeah no I’m 100% sold on Thomas Partey. Bring him to Old Trafford ASAP.
— 🔰 United Rebuild 🔰 (@_lukewarmtakes) March 12, 2020
‘It is a partee after partee, after partee’.
when you ask a Liverpool fan if he wants to Party on Friday and he remembers Thomas Partey pic.twitter.com/s07AQVtvmQ
— Simply_Daniel🦁 (@SimplykingDan) March 12, 2020
— John Maro (@JohnMaro10) March 11, 2020
Thomas Partey got the whole Liverpool midfield on highlight today.😂😂😂
Every where Henderson, Wijnaldum, Chamberlain turns to, Partey after Partey After Partey after Partey #LIVATL
— BadMan Cyph (@SteveCypha) March 11, 2020
In Ghana’s heritage month, Thomas Partey is properly representing his motherland.
— Brian Nel™ (@nel17brian) March 11, 2020
Such a quality player Thomas Partey… Lifting the flag of Ghana pic.twitter.com/JLuPLjDXPI
— Pure_EmkayJnr (@PEmkayjnr) March 11, 2020
We Ghanaians are proud of you Thomas Partey.
— Tobi Samuel Snow (@iam_foleymessi) March 11, 2020
“Ashiaman boy no de fear Anfield”
Thomas Partey was fearless as he helped Spanish giants, Atlètico de Madrid edge pass Liverpool in the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League -.
Thomas just said to me Ashiaman boy no de fear Anfield, lol.
— Rahman osman (@iamrahmanosman) March 11, 2020