Thomas Partey Seals Dramatic Comeback For Atletico Madrid

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Thomas Partey scored a late winner as fought back from two goals down against Eibar.

Thomas Partey’s 90th-minute goal sealed a fine comeback for Atletico who are two points clear at the top of the table.

With and both drawing, it ensured Diego Simeone’s side made ground on both their rivals. Real are four points back in fifth with Barcelona five points behind in eighth.

A header from Brazilian forward Charles and a deflected Anaitz Arbilla strike put the visitors two goals up inside 20 minutes.

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However, ’s rampaging run down the right provided Joao Felix with a tap in for his first goal in Spain since his £113m summer move from Benfica.

Substitute Vitolo then steered an equalizer into the bottom right corner after being put clear by left-back Renan Lodi

Former Chelsea forward Costa then lifted the ball over the top of the Eibar defense for midfielder Partey to bundle in during a dramatic finale.

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