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Daniel Podence has received high praise on social media after he pulled off an audacious nutmeg against Kevin De Bruyne during Wolves‘ Premier League defeat by Manchester City

The winger displayed excellent skill to tap the ball through the City midfielder’s legs and cross perfectly for Raul Jimenez who headed past Ederson and into the net.

Although De Bruyne is not renowned for his defensive capabilities, Podence understandably won plaudits from football fans after he outwitted one of the most talented players on the planet.

Daniel Podence produced exquisite skill to nutmeg Kevin De Bruyne on Monday night

Daniel Podence produced exquisite skill to nutmeg Kevin De Bruyne on Monday night

Daniel Podence produced exquisite skill to nutmeg Kevin De Bruyne on Monday night

The Portuguese winger knocked the ball through the City midfielder's legs in the second half

The Portuguese winger knocked the ball through the City midfielder's legs in the second half

The Portuguese winger knocked the ball through the City midfielder’s legs in the second half

Podence proceeded to curl in an excellent cross which Raul Jimenez headed into the net

Podence proceeded to curl in an excellent cross which Raul Jimenez headed into the net

Podence proceeded to curl in an excellent cross which Raul Jimenez headed into the net

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One person posted: ‘All of Kevin De Bruyne’s assists now belong to Daniel Podence.’ 

Meanwhile, another fan Tweeted: ‘Daniel Podence just sent Kevin De Bruyne for a Belgian waffle. Lovely assist from the pint-sized wizard.’

One person even accused the Portuguese of ‘sending De Bruyne back to Chelsea’. 

De Bruyne once again displayed his outstanding talent at the other end of the pitch as City kicked off their season with a win at Molineux, playing a part in all three goals scored by Pep Gardiola’s team. 

Wolves striker Jimenez (L) powers the ball beyond Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson

Wolves striker Jimenez (L) powers the ball beyond Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson

Wolves striker Jimenez (L) powers the ball beyond Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson

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De Bruyne played a pivotal role and scored a penalty as City began their season with a 3-1 win

De Bruyne played a pivotal role and scored a penalty as City began their season with a 3-1 win

De Bruyne played a pivotal role and scored a penalty as City began their season with a 3-1 win

The 29-year-old was taken down by Roman Saiss in the first half before picking himself up to score emphatically from the penalty sot. 

The Belgium international then played anther incisive pass to Raheem Sterling who set up Phil Foden with a tap in to double the visitors’ lead.

Podence missed two opportunities to half the deficit, first shooting wide from the edge of the box and then putting too much weight on his lob over Ederson. 

12 minutes of normal time remained when Jimenez headed in from Podence’s teasing cross, but City wrapped up all three points in stoppage time as Gabriel Jesus’ deflected beyond Rui Patricio after De Bruyne won back possession. 

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SIX NATIONS LIVE: France vs Ireland – latest scores and updates

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The final Six Nations game gets underway as France take on Ireland for the chance to win the title whilst England wait to see if their victory over Italy is enough.

Ireland need a bonus-point win by winning via four tries or a regular victory with a seven-point margin to lift this year’s Six Nations title.

Eddie Jones‘ England beat Italy 34-5 in Rome earlier on Saturday to leave France needing a bonus-point win and a 32-point or more winning margin. 

Sportsmail’s SAM BLITZ will provide live rugby coverage of France vs Ireland including score, substitutions and more. 

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Usyk vs Chisora LIVE RESULTS: Stream, TV channel, UK start time as Selby fight on undercard – latest updates

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OLEKSANDR USYK goes toe-to-toe with Dereck Chisora tonight in a huge heavyweight clash.

The feared Ukrainian knocked out Chazz Witherspoon on his division debut – and tonight it’s the turn of Londoner Del Boy to try and tame one of the world’s most feared fighters.

  • Start time: Undercard UNDERWAY, main event from 10.15pm (approx)
  • TV/Live stream: Sky Sports Box Office/Box Office app
  • PPV price: You can purchase the fight for £19.95.
  • Live results: Ali BEATS Hubmeyer (points)

Follow ALL the updates and round-by-round commentary below…

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Liverpool 2 West Ham 1 LIVE REACTION: Jota nets late winner at Anfield to send Klopp’s side top of Premier League

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79. Liverpool fought they had found a winner, but it has been chalked off.

Diogo Jota had turned the ball into the net after Fabianski had spilled an initial shot, but there was adjudged to have been a foul when Sadio Mane flew in on the goalkeeper to attack the loose ball.

The video official, Chris Kavanagh, had a long look at the incident before advising Kevin Friend to do so on his pitchside monitor.

The referee duly obliged, and quickly decided that Mane had fouled an opponent before Jota struck, and we’re back to all square.

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