Ghanaian midfielder Thormas Partey suffered a Copa del Rey heartbreak in a 6-goal feast at the Wonda Metropolitano Stadium that saw his cup dreams ended at the hands of an inspired Girona side.
The Rojiblancos enforcer lasted the full throttle in 3-3 thriller that cost Atletico Madrid a place in the next phase of the competition with a 4-4 aggregate.
Girona held Atletico Madrid to a pulsating 1-1 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey before coming on top at the Wonda Metropolitano in the end to end 3-3 stunner.
Nickola Kalinic opened the scoring for Atletico Madrid after just 12 minutes before goals from Valery and Christian Stuani turned the game on its head just before the hour mark.
Angel Correa pulled parity for the Madrid based side after 66 minutes before Anthoine Greizeman dispatched an 84th minute goal which look set to win the tie for Diego Simeone’s men.
Substitute Seidu Doumbia silenced the Rojiblancos with a last gasp equalizer to peg the game at 3-3 and seal a place for Girona in the next stage of the Copa Del Rey.