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Sports News of Thursday, 15 March 2018

Source: GHANAsoccernet.com

Thomas Partey travels with Atletico for Moscow clash

In-form Ghana midfielder Thomas Teye Partey travelled with Atletico Madrid to Russia for the Europa League clash with Lokomotiv Moscow on Thursday.

The Ghanaian international who has been in blistering form this season is expected to tailor a fluid midfield to ensure the side makes it to the next stage of the competition.

The Spanish giants have been rocked by some minor injuries ruling out both Diego Costa and Kevin Gameiro.

Costa is suffering from bruising, while the French striker has a muscle injury in his thigh and both players has been included in Diego Simeone's squad list.

Partey recently extended his contract with The Indians following a splendid outing this season.

Below is the full squad :

The full squad list is as follows: Jan Oblak, Axel Werner, Miguel San Roman, Diego Godin, Filipe Luis, Sime Vrsaljko, Lucas Hernandez, Juanfran, Jose Maria Gimenez, Sergi Gonzalez, Thomas Partey, Koke, Saul, Gabi, Vitolo, Juan Moreno, Roberto Olabe, Antoine Griezmann, Fernando Torres, Angel Correa.

Atletico Madrid go into the game with a major advantage after a 3-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in the first leg played in Spain.