Huddersfield Giants outclassed by Wigan Warriors as pressure mounts on Ian Watson

Abbas Miski helped himself to a pair of tries as Wigan Warriors eased to a 22-6 victory over Huddersfield Giants.

Jai Field and Liam Marshall also crossed for the Warriors, with Harry Smith booting three goals.

Jake Bibby, pictured, scored a second-half consolation try for the outclassed Giants.

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The Giants started well and forced an error from Wigan deep in their own half, but they were unable to take full advantage.

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The Warriors made them pay. First, Marshall forced Kevin Naiqama to spill the ball to put Wigan on the attack. The ball went right and Bevan French sent a cutout ball for Miski to score in the corner.

An error from Jake Connor, as he dropped Liam Farrell’s kick-through, gave Wigan a chance to extend their lead before the break. They did just that as Smith and Toby King combined to send Miski over. Smith converted.

Wigan started the second half the way they ended the first, Field bamboozled a number of defenders on his way to the line. Smith converted for a 16-0 advantage.

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Huddersfield let Wigan off the hook in their own half before a bit of backchat saw them marched a further 10 yards. French looked like he had grounded the ball following a kick from Smith, but the referee ruled he had knocked the ball on.

Wigan had Ethan Havard sinbinned for 10 minutes for a shoulder charge on Olly Wilson, but it was the home side who still looked dangerous.

Miski collected a high ball and made a break, he offloaded to Field who was eventually hauled down. That did not matter as they managed to score on the left as Marshall got the ball down following a neat kick from Field.

Huddersfield battled to the end and were rewarded with a try from Bibby, but in the end, they were no match for the Warriors who moved to within two points of league leaders Catalans Dragons.