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Twitter reacts to DeAndre Yedlin starting against Malaysia XI

The American finally got an extended run out. Here's Twitter giving their expert opinions on his performance.

Spurs fans finally got what the majority have been asking for. A start for DeAndre Yedlin. Whether it was out of curiosity or tactical reasoning, we've all wanted to see what he could do on the field after his much publicized move to Spurs. He finally got his chance on this post-season tour of Malaysia. Here's how Twitter reacted to his performance:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin, Harry Winks, and Tom Carroll Starting ❤️ <a href="http://t.co/hEr1QNQ3CI">pic.twitter.com/hEr1QNQ3CI</a></p>&mdash; Ezana (@Ethiopia_kid) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ethiopia_kid/status/603543375707566080">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Most importantly, how's his hair looking?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin&#39;s hair is far too conservative for a footballer now. Go back to your Emelie Sande inspired spongecake look.</p>&mdash; Liam (@LiamJM10) <a href="https://twitter.com/LiamJM10/status/603543916835696640">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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He's finally playing. What are your first impressions? "HE FAST!"

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin is so fast</p>&mdash; JD (@HugoIIoris) <a href="https://twitter.com/HugoIIoris/status/603545513280065536">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Okay I didn&#39;t realise how quick Yedlin is...</p>&mdash; Greg (@Greg_Peth) <a href="https://twitter.com/Greg_Peth/status/603545519701499904">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Christ Yedlin is paceyyyyyy</p>&mdash; Josh Neve (@josheneve) <a href="https://twitter.com/josheneve/status/603545585841545216">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I cannot get over that Yedlin pace. If he can defend in anyway he&#39;s better than Walker.</p>&mdash; Carl (@CarlTHFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/CarlTHFC/status/603545666003017729">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Now that the game has settled, the opinions start flowing.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Too early to say how good Yedlin is but he&#39;s very quick. Quicker than Walker I&#39;d say, who&#39;s no slouch. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/SpursInMalaysia?src=hash">#SpursInMalaysia</a></p>&mdash; Mr COYS (@whiteshirtjonny) <a href="https://twitter.com/whiteshirtjonny/status/603546672774381568">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin looks incredibly raw, even in this type of game. He&#39;s 100% not ready, needs a Championship or lower Prem loan IMO.</p>&mdash; Nikhil Saglani (@Nikhil_Saglani) <a href="https://twitter.com/Nikhil_Saglani/status/603548127677808640">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin so doing his best job to encourage Trippier to sign for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/THFC?src=hash">#THFC</a>.</p>&mdash; Alan (@hotspur423) <a href="https://twitter.com/hotspur423/status/603548433530642432">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">And no apologies for Yedlin, please. He&#39;s played in a World Cup, and this is a Malaysian XI, FFS.</p>&mdash; Brett Nurse (@brnurse) <a href="https://twitter.com/brnurse/status/603549137385164800">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">yedlin looking soo good why poch not been playing him</p>&mdash; RianRobinsonひ (@BeanieBuck) <a href="https://twitter.com/BeanieBuck/status/603549229726998528">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">People so quick to judge Yedlin after 20 mins into his first start. Let him learn ffs. Then judge</p>&mdash; O&#39;sideDowney (@OsideHotspur) <a href="https://twitter.com/OsideHotspur/status/603550300599754753">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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A nice piece of skill brings out the love.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin you sick&#10;&#10;If you were an Arsenal player that piece of skill would&#39;ve been vined and RT&#39;d to death</p>&mdash; Shem (@Shemothy) <a href="https://twitter.com/Shemothy/status/603550542644805632">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin just performed sex on the pitch, that should be illegal</p>&mdash; Harry (@HarryTHFC_) <a href="https://twitter.com/HarryTHFC_/status/603550628640661505">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin tekkers</p>&mdash; Lou (@Lou_THFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/Lou_THFC/status/603550399979593729">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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More hot takes as we approach halftime.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Can see why Yedlin hasn&#39;t been starting. Geting caught upfield way too often. He can run really fast though. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/THFC?src=hash">#THFC</a></p>&mdash; AtourT (@AT_Spurs) <a href="https://twitter.com/AT_Spurs/status/603553108392845312">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Many questioned why Yedlin was not thrown into any of the Premier League games towards end of season, you can see why now. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Patience?src=hash">#Patience</a>&#10;&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/THFC?src=hash">#THFC</a></p>&mdash; Ricky Sacks (@GlobalSpur) <a href="https://twitter.com/GlobalSpur/status/603553723940495360">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">People seem remarkably quick in writing off a young player lacking any match fitness in a virtually worthless friendly. Odd <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Yedlin?src=hash">#Yedlin</a></p>&mdash; SPURStalk (@SPURS_talk_) <a href="https://twitter.com/SPURS_talk_/status/603554502369742848">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">We should turn Yedlin into a RM tbh</p>&mdash; Dr. Salim (@LithatheBULL) <a href="https://twitter.com/LithatheBULL/status/603554768963956736">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin looks like much more of a winger than a full back. Struggled so far but I have faith in him</p>&mdash; Andrew (@Kaneology) <a href="https://twitter.com/Kaneology/status/603557632234881024">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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The second half saw Yedlin get more involved in the attack.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">52&#39; Lovely cross by Yedlin in search of Kane who is on a hat trick, but Khairul Fahmi makes a brilliant diving save, and Muslim Ahmad clears</p>&mdash; axrosstheline.com (@axrosstheline_) <a href="https://twitter.com/axrosstheline_/status/603561348669132805">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Oooh, Yedlin with a nice low cross into the box, but met by the Malay GK.</p>&mdash; Ledley King&#39;s Knees (@cartilagefree) <a href="https://twitter.com/cartilagefree/status/603561301114228736">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin delivers more dangerous crosses than any of our current fullbacks</p>&mdash; TheUnderdogs (@_TheUnderdogs_) <a href="https://twitter.com/_TheUnderdogs_/status/603561395041402881">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">You&#39;d think Yedlin would get the benefit of the doubt with all the good the American Department of Justice has done for football today.</p>&mdash; Skipjack (@Skipjack0079) <a href="https://twitter.com/Skipjack0079/status/603568719386705920">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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So, how did he do overall?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin this game has been amazing, pacey, great control and also has some skills in his pocket. <a href="https://twitter.com/yedlinny">@yedlinny</a> well played today</p>&mdash; Rhys Streeter (@RhysStreeter) <a href="https://twitter.com/RhysStreeter/status/603570426556641280">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Yedlin and Winks have both settled into the game very well in the second half</p>&mdash; Jamie♦️ (@OnlyYedlin) <a href="https://twitter.com/OnlyYedlin/status/603570209455235072">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/mini_knighty">@mini_knighty</a> was more impressed by kwp than yedlin tbh</p>&mdash; Jack Smith (@Cmonuspurs1) <a href="https://twitter.com/Cmonuspurs1/status/603572269898543104">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Really impressed with Onomah, Walker-Peters and Carroll. Winks and Yedlin got better as the game went on.</p>&mdash; Barns (@ManLikePoch) <a href="https://twitter.com/ManLikePoch/status/603572496743399424">May 27, 2015</a></blockquote>

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This was Twitter's take on Yedlin's first ever start for Spurs. What did you think?