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Enigmatic Boateng unfazed by yellow card on the bench sets up own-goal

21:07 GMT 05/03/2017
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The Ghanaian forward had an entertaining evening during Las Palmas’ victory against Osasuna on Sunday

Colourful and controversial and always full of suprises, Kevin-Prince Boateng had an eventful Sunday evening with Las Palmas against Osasuna.

Before stepping on to the field as a 68th minute substitute, the Ghanaian forward got involved in the action from the bench which left him in the referee’s book.

The 29-year-old got himself a yellow card for protesting referee Carlos Del Cerro Grande’s decision to book team mate Marko Livaja on 18 minutes.

The event left many on social media wondering how he was already served a yellow card without kicking the ball or an opponent.

He would then cap a beautiful evening for himself and the club when he came onto the pitch in the second half.

Boateng was thrown in by coach Quique Setién on 68 minutes in place of Pedro Taunausu as the teams were tied 2-2.

He immediately set to work and during one of his routine attacks on the wing, he crossed into the box only for Unai Garcia to turn the ball into his own net to make it 3-2 to the hosts.

Las Palmas turned up the pressure and went on to score twice more via Roque Mesa and Jese for his brace as it ended 5-2.

Boateng has scored seven goals this season for the Canary Islands team, more than he has ever scored in one season all through his career that has taken him to Tottenham, Borussia Dortmund, Portsmouth, AC Milan and Schalke