Dragons vs Salford : Match Preview
Catalans Dragons host Salford on Saturday, August 20, in the Super League Round 24. Kick-off at 7pm CEST at the Gilbert Brutus Stadium.
Ben Garcia's teammates have the opportunity to secure their place in the Super League play-offs with a win this weekend as there is only 4 games to go until the end of the regular season.
Currently 7th, the Red Devils are on run of four wins in their last five games and are also looking to reach the play-offs.
Find out the statistics of both teams this season:
Here is the squad named by Steve McNamara to take on Salford.
Benjamin Garcia, Mickael Goudemand, Fouad Yaha and Gil Dudson are back in the squad.
The staff will be without Sam Kasiano, Mitchell Pearce, Benjamin Jullien, Julian Bousquet, Matt Whitley, Mike McMeeken, Arthur Romano, Jordan Dezaria and Tiaki Chan.
Red Devils squad named
Pre-match press conference
Throwback 2021 | Dragons vs Salford
In April 2021, the Dragons produced a strong performance to beat Salford 42-6 in their last meeting at Brutus thanks to a hat-trick scored by Fouad Yaha.
Dragons Catalans (20) 42
T : Benjamin Garcia, Samisoni Langi, Josh Drinkwater, Fouad Yaha 3, Tom Davies
G : James Maloney 7
Salford Red Devils (0) 6
T : Harvey Livett
G : Morgan Escaré
Head-to-head | 36 games :
19 wins for the Dragons
16 wins for Salford
Last five meetings:
17.07.22 | Salford 32 - 6 Dragons | Gilbert Brutus Stadium
16.04.22 | Salford 10 - 36 Dragons | AJ Bell Stadium
26.08.21 | Salford 14 - 42 Dragons | AJ Bell Stadium
17.04.21 | Dragons 42 – 6 Salford | Gilbert Brutus Stadium
03.11.20 | Salford 42 – 24 Dragons | AJ Bell Stadium
18.09.20 | Dragons 18 – 22 Salford | Totally Wicked Stadium (Challenge Cup)
Players to watch
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Super League | Round 24 (CEST)
Thursday 18 August
9pm | Huddersfield 36-10 Castleford
Friday 19 August
9pm | Hull FC vs Wakefield
9pm | Leeds vs Warrington
9pm | St Helens vs Hull KR
9pm | Wigan vs Toulouse
Saturday 20 August
7pm | Dragons vs Salford