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GRANADA 1-0 LAS PALMAS

Jesé Rodríguez misses debut sitter in Las Palmas defeat

Jesé could have been an instant hero for Los Amarillos after coming on as a substitute at Granada - but was left to rue a glaring miss.

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Jesé Rodríguez misses debut sitter in Las Palmas defeat

Jesé Rodríguez endured a Las Palmas debut to forget on Monday evening as his new side were defeated 1-0 at relegation strugglers Granada in LaLiga.

The ex-Real Madrid man came on in the second half at Nuevo Los Cármenes for his first appearance since completing a loan move from Paris Saint-Germain.

Jesé replaces Vicente Gómez for his Las Palmas bow.
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Jesé replaces Vicente Gómez for his Las Palmas bow.MIGUEL ANGEL MOLINAEFE

Couldn't turn in cross from point-blank range 

And within moments of his introduction for Vicente Gómez, Jesé spurned a golden chance to cancel out Andreas Pereira's 17th-minute opener for the hosts.

With the goal gaping, he was unable to direct a low right-wing cross into the net at the back post, his effort bouncing into keeper Guillermo Ochoa's grateful hands.

How Jesé's miss unfolded:

Jesé is free at the back post as the cross comes over from the right.
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Jesé is free at the back post as the cross comes over from the right.LaLiga
As the ball reaches him, he prepares to prod in the equaliser with his left...
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As the ball reaches him, he prepares to prod in the equaliser with his left...LaLiga
...but gets his strike all wrong, directing the ball back towards goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa...
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...but gets his strike all wrong, directing the ball back towards goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa...LaLiga
...who gratefully smothers it.
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...who gratefully smothers it.LaLiga

Squanders second opportunity late on

With ten minutes remaining in Andalusia, the 23-year-old forward then failed to beat Ochoa when put through on the Mexican by Jonathan Viera.

Jesé Rodríguez shows his dejection after the final whistle in Granada.
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Jesé Rodríguez shows his dejection after the final whistle in Granada.Miguel Ángel MolinaEFE
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