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Fulham can pile further pressure on Johnson

City top-scorer Tammy Abraham is out

Fuham celebrate a goal against Nottingham Forest earlier this month
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The supporters petition going round demanding Lee Johnson’s head shows that all is not well at Bristol City, and it’s a situation Fulham can exploit.

There are rumours that Johnson has lost the dressing room and he’s certainly lost vast swathes of the stands with just two Sky Bet Championship wins chalked up in the last four months.

To compound Johnson’s misery, 21-goal top scorer Tammy Abraham, so often the boss’s saviour this season, is out for a few weeks leaving newcomer Matty Taylor to presumably lead the line against the Cottagers.

Slavisa Jokanovic’s men were taught a lesson by Tottenham on Sunday, though it was a lesson which can prove useful as the Whites push for a playoff spot.

In Scotland, Hibs and Hearts go again at Easter Road after their fifth round tie in the William Hill Scottish Cup ended 0-0. The first game was a shocker on a dreadful Tynecastle surface and there was nothing to choose between the sides.

Neil Lennon read the riot act to his players after Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Raith while Hearts were similarly poor when carving out a 1-1 draw against top-flight backmarkers Inverness.

The bookies are happy to take on the Jambos in a match which should be tight once again.

Blackburn Rovers announced on Tuesday that manager Owen Coyle has left the club by mutual consent. Coyle took over in June but won just 11 of 37 games.

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1pt 29-20 Betfair 

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There are rumours that Johnson has lost the dressing room and he’s certainly lost vast swathes of the stands with just two league wins chalked up in the last four months
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