Hibernian to contest two-match ban for Darnell Johnson

Hibernian are set to contest Darnell Johnson’s proposed two-match ban for his challenge on Celtic’s Emilio Izaguirre .

Hibernian's Darnell Johnson was yellow carded for his challenge on Celtic's Emilio Izaguirre. Pic: SNS/Bill Murray

Johnson was cited by the SFA’s Compliance Officer on Friday and the on-loan Leicester City defender will have his case heard on Tuesday. He was originally booked by referee Craig Thomson, with Izaguirre stretchered off.

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Johnson missed Hibs’ Scottish Cup tie with Raith Rovers through injury.