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Nelson Semedo earns plaudits on social media for performance vs France

Nelson Semedo has come in for praise from fans on social media after a good performance for Portugal against the world champions France.

Wolves’ most expensive signing of the summer was selected to start by manager Fernando Santos and got a full 90 minutes at the Stade de France.

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Despite so many superstars on the field, the evenly-contested Nations League game ended in stalemate.

Both teams remain on seven points in their group, and will be hoping to get back to winning ways this week with Portugal facing Sweden on Wednesday and France playing away to Croatia.

It was a good evening’s work for Semedo, who was back in his more familiar right-back role after coming on at left-back against Spain last week to face Adama Traore.

The 26-year-old was solid on the night, typically great in attack and was actually really impressive defensively against one of the most frightening attacking teams in the world.

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He did not give Kylian Mbappe anything, with the Paris Saint-Germain forward eventually being hooked by Didier Deschamps on 84 minutes.

Fans were quick to praise Semedo on social media, and his form for the national team is certainly encouraging news for Wolves: