Team news: Wigan v Salford (Fri)

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Liam Farrell will return for Wigan in Friday’s play-off clash against Salford.

Wigan coach Adrian Lam has made two changes to his side that beat Castleford last week. Farrell and Liam Marshall replace Ollie Partington [suspended] and Harry Smith.

Ian Watson has made three changes to his Salford outfit that beat Hull KR last time out. Gil Dudson, Mark Flanagan and Tyrone McCarthy return to the frame.

Ben Nakubuwai, Josh Johnson and Adam Lawton drop out for the Red Devils.

The televised Super League play-off takes place at the DW Stadium on Friday, 7:45pm kick-off.

Drew’s dabble: Bevan French is 8/1 to score the opening try of the game.

Wigan 19-man squad: Joe Burgess, Liam Byrne, Tony Clubb, Liam Farrell, Ben Flower, Bevan French, Oliver Gildart, Joe Greenwood, Chris Hankinson, Zak Hardaker, Willie Isa, Tommy Leuluai, Liam Marshall, Romain Navarrete, Sean O’Loughlin, Sam Powell, Dan Sarginson, Morgan Smithies, George Williams.

Salford 19-man squad: Niall Evalds, Kris Welham, Jake Bibby, Lee Mossop, Josh Wood, Gil Dudson, Josh Jones, George Griffin, Mark Flanagan, Joey Lussick, Adam Walker, Greg Burke, Tyrone McCarthy, Logan Tomkins, Ken Sio, Krisnan Inu, Ryan Lannon, Tui Lolohea, Jackson Hastings.

Wigan are 4/11 to come out on top, while Salford’s odds are 5/2.


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