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69% Pass Accuracy, 0 Chances Created: Leeds new boy Kemar Roofe disappoints

Oxford's Kemar Roofe celebrates scoring their third goal

Leeds United's big summer signing had an underwhelming display against QPR.

Leeds United knew an opening day trip to QPR would be tough, but they may not have envisioned quite how tricky it turned out to be.

New signing Kemar Roofe was handed a debut for the Whites by head coach Garry Monk, but could do little to help the club avert defeat.

QPR's Nedum Onuoha in action with Leeds United's Kemar RoofeQPR's Nedum Onuoha in action with Leeds United's Kemar Roofe

Leeds spent £3 million to sign Roofe from Oxford and have high hopes for the former West Bromwich Albion youngster.

He netted 25 goals for the League Two side in 2015/16, but is clearly not going to have it all his own way in the Championship.

Oxford United's Kemar Roofe and Mansfield's Krystian Pearce in actionOxford United's Kemar Roofe and Mansfield's Krystian Pearce in action

Against QPR he was given little space, and could not find a way to influence the game. Roofe did not create a single chance, nor did he land a single shot on target.

He was not alone in this regard, with Leeds as a team failing to test QPR goalkeeper Alex Smithies even once.

Roofe completed only 69 per cent of his passes, and had no successful dribbles or crosses, and will be desperate to put right if selected for their next fixture.

Passing AccuracyTotal Att AssistGoalsGoal AssistTotal ContestAccurate CrossOn Target Shooting AccuracyDuel WonMins Played
Kemar Roofe69%000000%375

Leeds still have new signing Pablo Hernandez to come in, who did not feature, and his arrival into the team could be to Roofe's benefit.

The Spaniard will be able to help get Roofe more of the ball, and the extra attention defences must pay him could free up space for the former Oxford man to make an impact.

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