Ghana’s Thomas Teye Partey is missing in Atletico Madrid starting 11 to face Monaco in the UEFA Champions league tonight.
The 25-year-old could only settle for a place on the bench as Diego someone prefers to start Spain International Rodrigo alongside Saul Niguez and Koke in Midfield.
The versatile midfielder has proven to be an impact sub lately and that was evident in the recent UEFA Super cup romp over Madrid last month.
Elsewhere in Serbia,striker Richmond Boakye Yiadom has been handed a starting berth against Italian giants Napoli. Vladan Milojevic has tasked the 25 year old to lead the attack for the Serbians in this group C clash.
Defender Rashid Sumaila couldn’t make the match day team for Red Star Belgrade