Striker Johnson sat out last weekend's 1-1 draw against Birmingham with a hamstring strain, having made his first start since his 10-month injury lay-off in the previous game against Manchester City.
Rusty: Andy Johnson (top) is yet to score this season for the Cottagers after returning from a long lay-off
Carlos Salcido is out after suffering a recurrence of an ankle problem at St Andrews, while Mousa Dembele (ankle), Bobby Zamora, Rafik Halliche (thigh), Frederik Stoor (groin) and Phillipe Senderos (Achilles) are also unavailable.
Team (from): Schwarzer, Kelly, Hughes, Baird, Hangeland, Duff, Dempsey, Murphy, Davies, Gera, Etuhu, A Johnson, E Johnson, Stockdale, Pantsil, Kamara, Greening, Briggs, Dikgacoi, Kelly.
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