Ghana international Thomas Partey flourished for his Atletico Madrid side as they zoomed their way into the UEFA Champions league last 16 stage with a 2-0 win over AS Monaco.
The versatile enforcer enjoyed another explosive night in the European clash to book a place for his Madrid based side with a game to spare.
Thomas Partey teamed up with Rodri Hernandez, Thomas Lemar and Koke in a watertight midfield at the Wonda Metropolitano to neutralize their French opposition with ease.
Goals from Koke and Antoine Greizeman made light work of their numerical disadvantage after the sending off of Stefan Savic.
Atletico stay top of the log with 12 points from 5 games whiles Borussia Dortmund sealed their ticket to the next stage despite the stalemate at home to Club Brugge.