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Nelson Semedo cameo against Fulham may have given Bruno Lage food for thought

Yesterday’s 0-0 draw with Fulham was a disappointing result.

Wolves were good in possession in the first-half at Molineux, and carved out a few decent chances.

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Hwang Hee-chan, Pedro Neto and Morgan Gibbs-White all perhaps should have scored.

In the second-half, the quality dipped and Wolves struggled to create anything of note.

And in the end, Wolves got away with a point, with Jose Sa saving Aleksandr Mitrovic’s penalty after Rayan Ait-Nouri had fouled Bobby Decordova-Reid.

Despite the missed opportunity for Wolves, there were some positives to take away from the game.

Nathan Collins and Maximilian Kilman looked really solid together as a pairing.

And it was also good to see Nelson Semedo back playing again.

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The Portugal international suffered a serious hamstring injury in the game against Brighton at the end of last season, and the defender required surgery.

He didn’t get any minutes in pre-season, and he was back on the bench for the first time against Fulham.

And he looked lively when he came on, with his best moment coming when he flashed the ball across the face of goal from the left wing.

He looked sharp, and it’s very possible Bruno Lage will tempted to start Semedo against Tottenham Hotspur.

Nelson Semedo makes strong case to start for Wolves against Tottenham

Lage is a big fan of Semedo and the attacking quality he brings as a full-back.

He will really want to bring the £29 million star back into the starting XI, and Semedo’s cameo against Fulham might be all the encouragement Lage needs.

It has to be said, Jonny Castro Otto has struggled a little in the first couple of games.

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Yesterday, Cottagers winger Neeskens Kebano gave him a few problems, and the Spaniard didn’t look totally comfortable.

But Ait-Nouri has also made a bit of an iffy start, so Lage might just be contemplating moving Jonny across to the left to accommodate Semedo.