It has surely been the most testing time of Neil Harris’ managerial career.
Four straight league defeats have seen Millwall tumble down the table, from the fringes of automatic promotion to the cusp of the relegation zone.
However, albeit in the low-key surroundings of last Tuesday’s Checkatrade Trophy tie with Gillingham, the Lions stopped the rot with a 2-1 victory, courtesy of Steve Morison’s winner just a few minutes short of the final whistle – and a penalty shoot-out.
Last season, a last-minute victory over Peterborough United in the same competition ignited the Lions’ campaign.
Harris’ side will look for lightning to strike twice, but for that to happen, the team spirit and togetherness that seems to have evaporated over recent weeks will need to make a quick return.
But what three players should the team look to to lead the charge? Which key men will the fans look to to kick-start the revival?
Here are SHOOT‘s candidates…