Ghana and Athletico Madrid Midfielder Thomas Partey has been named alongside Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos, Casemiro and other La Liga supers as La Liga team of the month for November.
The Ghana international takes the spot in an unfamiliar right-back role having impressed there for Atleti in November, scoring the winner against Deportivo and helping to keep one of three clean sheets against Levante.
Casemiro secured the highest WhoScored.com rating (8.17) of any La Liga player in November to star at the heart of best XI from Spain’s top-flight.
The midfielder also secured a man of the match rating of 8.09 in the stalemate that was the Madrid derby to earn his billing as La Liga’s top performer in November.
He’s joined in the team of the month by teammate Sergio Ramos, who helped los blancos to clean sheets against Atletico and Las Palmas before missing the 3-2 win over Malaga.
Swiss international Fabian Schar takes his place alongside the Spain international at the back having not only scored twice in November but ranked among the top ten players for both aerial duels won (10) and tackles (13).
Elsewhere in the rearguard, Valencia keeper Neto is the first of three los Che representatives in the line-up having conceded just once across appearances against Leganes, Espanyol and Barcelona, while Jose Gaya takes the left-back berth. The 21-year-old registered the assist as Marcelino’s men drew against the league leaders, while only two players made more interceptions (9) last month.
Dani Parejo is the third and final Valencia man in the XI having made at least four more tackles than any other La Liga player (19) and scored in the victory over Leganes.
keep the fire burning Partey,,,