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Slavisa Jokanovic faces the media this afternoon ahead of Fulham's play-off semi final with Reading on Saturday at the Cottage.

The players had their turn to face the press on Tuesday at Motspur Park and today the boss takes the hotseat as he previews one of the biggest games of Fulham's season.

They take on Reading at Craven Cottage on Saturday (5.30pm) before facing the return leg at the Madejski Stadium on Tuesday night (7.45pm ko) with 2000 fans expected to make the trip.

Fulham are the bookies favourites to win the play-offs and Jokanovic will be giving his thoughts on that, the game and injury news ahead of Saturday.

You can follow live updates from the press conference, which is due to start at 1.30pm, in the blog below.

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Press conference in full

You can catch everything Jokanovic had to say here when he faced the press this afternoon

End of broadcast session

That’s the end of the broadcast session - we’ll have everything from the written on GWL later this afternoon and this evening

Question about Chelsea now...

“It’s a fantastic season and all year they are top - they are really strong step from being winner of Premier League”

“This is a cup game and its not normal game, we must understand the situation and I don’t expect everything will be done after first game and we must be ready for 180 minutes or more.

“At the end we must play football game and respect this kind of situation.

“For us it’s clear what each player must do in one on the pitch, it’s easier for my players because they aren’t confused and are prepared to take the best decision and I believe they are enjoying it.”

“We don’t need to be intimidated, we are organised and worked this week like normal and I expect my players don’t need to make any regulations for this game.

“They know what they must do during one game and we are going to be similar and must be quiet, concentrated and make normal things.

“This is what they make before and they can repeat this against Reading.

“If possible, try and find our best performance because this needs to be our highest level of concentration.

“We don’t need to make mistakes and understand in the moments what happened in the game”

Home advantage

“I don’t know what is better traditionally, home or away, we are happy and confident and don’t believe this is most important thing in this situation.”

“This is normal work for us, they know what is our strengths and we know too, it’s special game and it’s really important game and we will be ready like they will be too.”

“We missed many chances and penalties and our job is practice in training everything and I’m sure we’re going to score next time when we have opportuinity for penalty.

“We must find solution for the penalty spot and this time we are going to be successful and pass for the next step”

“I believe they are enjoying playing this way, they started playing with confidence and believe this is best way and all my players are confident they can score goals.

“We don’t have one player who is top scorer, I expect we surprise opposite teams many times and we can surprise Reading too.”

More Chris Martin

“We are not so experienced in this situation, he is one of the most experienced and he can be useful for us in this play off game”

Chris Martin question

“Everyone knows what is Martin situation, he is fully committed with us and is fighting for the space in the team and we are confident he can help and so is he.

“At the end, he has a confused situation in the winter but now everything is clear and he is only thinking about his team mates and Fulham.

“They’re happy with him and we expect he will be ready for these three games in this season.

“After, it depends on the different side and I always have good opinion about him”

“If we get promoted it’s the best way to keep him, I talk many times about him and personally believe he is in the right place, he don’t need change in this moment.

“It will depend on different sides, for myself I think we will fight for working with him next season.

“Ryan Sessegnon is fully committed with us and is working hard.”

“He will be special in the future, right now he is a good project and has huge space in front of him to improve.

“He works very well and is only 16 but his mind is like an experienced player.

“He has a bright future”

Question about Sessegnon klaxon

“This player is a strong character, I don’t have any problem putting him in the team in this game. He showed in past he can play with all the kind of pressure, if he is in the team it won’t be strange.”

Slav is asked about the key to the 5-0 victory against Reading - “I forget” is his reply with a wry smile

“The only thing that is important is the first game and we must be ready for everything”

The 5-0 win over Reading

“The win is part of history - in this moment this is not so important”

“We 25% - all the teams have the chance to be promoted. Reading finished third so if there are favourites they are.”

“In this moment I can be happy with the regular part but it’s part of history and we must be ready for Reading”

“It’s good moment for us, we finished in last few months and we try to play with confidence, desire, ambition”

“I’m not thinking of final achievement - step by step. I am confident with them and I was confident we could make great job. We arrive in top six but I am thinking step by step.”

“They’ll be out for both games”

Team news

“Sigurdsson and Madl out - everyone else available”

Jokanovic has arrived

The boss is in the building and we’re all ready to go at Motspur - follow every word live

Jokanovic is running late

We were due to start at 1.30pm put the boss is running a bit behind schedule at the moment

Reminder of the ties

Just in case anyone has forgotten (how could you?!), the first leg takes place at Craven Cottage on Saturday at 5.30pm, while the second leg takes place at Reading’s Madejski Stadium on Tuesday at 7.45pm

Gaffer expected in five

Jokanovic is expected in just over five minutes here - there will be a broadcast section followed by a separate session for the written press (that’s us!).

In position

I’m in position and all set up for Jokanovic’s presser - it’s a fair bit busier in here than usual at Motspur!

Questions

Slavisa Jokanovic is sure to get a few questions about Fulham’s woeful play-off record...