IT is one of the most eagerly anticipated matches in the Super League calendar.

On what would have been Super League Grand Final weekend, for Warrington Wolves and Wigan Warriors to meet at this time in October would not have been considered abnormal back in January.

Meeting in a regular season game on neutral ground at Headingley in front of no supporters, however, would have been unprecedented.

Warrington Guardian:

The Wire lost narrowly to Wigan on the opening day of the 2020 season having been down to 11 men at one stage. Picture by Mike Boden

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Here's what's being said about the game...

Al Worrall on Facebook: This is going to be a very tough one. We're going to have to be on point and go out all guns blazing. Wigan's form has dipped recently but that'll mean nothing when it comes to playing us tonight. They always 'lift' for these games. If we stick to what we do best we'll edge it. 24-22. #COTW #Wire2020

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Wire head coach Steve Price said...

"I know what sort of team I have here – one that’s full of character and strong belief.

"We know we’re much better than what we dished up but we’ve got the perfect opportunity to put a strong response together on Friday.

"We’re striving to be the best we can be and put ourselves in a really solid position.

"We’ve been going okay of late and this is going to be an exciting challenge."

Warrington Guardian:

Steve Price. Picture by Mike Boden

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Wigan head coach Adrian Lam said...

“It’s a massive game for both clubs. Warrington will want to respond as well.

"We will rally together and make sure that we play well.”

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Wigan boss Adrian Lam. Picture by SWPix.com

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