'Getting the start he deserves': Middlesbrough fans praise Marvin Johnson’s inclusion as Neil Warnock makes three changes for Millwall clash
Neil Warnock has made three changes to his Middlesbrough side for today’s game at Millwall – and fans have been quick to react on social media.
Djed Spence, Marvin Johnson and Marcus Tavernier have all returned to the starting XI, with Darnell Fisher, Sam Morsy and Neeskens Kebano dropping to the bench.
Boro will be looking to make it three consecutive wins following a 2-0 win over Preston, as the Teessiders look to stay in contention for a play-off place.
Many fans were happy to see Johnson recalled after his impressive performances off the bench in recent weeks.
Some also commented on the strength of Boro’s bench, yet striker Britt Assombalonga remains absent from the matchday squad after Warnock said the striker had picked up an injury.
Here’s how some supporters reacted to the team news:
@dxnnymfc: Neymarv finally getting a start he deserves
@Ben_Simpson0: Harsh on Kebano
@djstormo: This team is good enough to beat Millwall.
@HazelClay: Nice to see Johnson get a start
@muscatboro: Two changes I would personally make, Fisher for Spence and Kebano for Akpom. I would love to see Tav, Bolasie, and Kebano as free-roaming attackers.
@Room119TFLince: I think Johnson has deserved a start, what a bench though. I remember when we couldn’t even declare a bench
@broomy21: That bench looks really healthy now
@PhilMartin27: Paddy and Marv, Yes lads
@JoeScottGraps: Guessing Bola is Playing centre-back with Johnson playing LWB today. Not a bad team overall today COME ON BORO!!
@andyrubble666: Think Britt has cleared his locker out?
@ThomasPeacock_: Imagine we had this team all season man