Thomas Partey provides assist in Atletico Madrid triumph over Getafe

Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey was at his usual best for Atletico Madrid as he provided an assist in their 2-0 win over Getafe in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday afternoon.

Thomas Teye Partey vs Getafe

Antoine Griezmann and Saul Niguez scored for Diego Simeone's side, while the visitors had Djene Dakonam and Leandro Cabrera dismissed late on - both for two bookable offences.

Atletico have lost just once in the 20 league games this season.

Antoine Griezmann fetched the opener for the hosts in the 27th minute with a low finish on the edge of the box after he was beautifully set-up by Thomas Partey's sleek through pass.

Diego Simeone's men sealed the victory 10 minutes later after a rebound fell kindly to Saul Niguez who fired home from close range.

Partey lasted the entire duration of the match as the Madrid-based side picked their 44th-point of the campaign.

Sevilla moved above Real Madrid into third place in the table after thrashing Levante 5-0.

Wissam Ben Yedder, Andre Silva, Franco Vazquez, Pablo Sarabia and Quincy Promes all netted for the hosts.

Barca travel to Girona on Sunday (kick-off 15:15 GMT) and Real face Espanyol 

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