Pre-match quotes: Hull City v Leeds United

Ben Hoskins

Through It All Together gathers the thoughts of both managers ahead of today's Championship clash.

After a disappointing away defeat to Forest on Boxing Day, the Whites have another difficult fixture against a Hull City side who sit in 2nd.

Below are some quotes from both managers:

Neil Warnock:

"You don't have the time to dwell or reflect,

"We had a chat after the game, but you have to move on quickly at this time of year. We go to face an in-form Hull side now. No doubt people will say we're the underdogs after Boxing Day, but that's not something that bothers us."

"We'll have a look and see how everyone is," he said. "We've had a busy couple of weeks and there's some tired bodies. We've still got Bolton to come so we'll weigh things up and make the right decisions."

Steve Bruce:

"It's a great fixture, arguably our biggest game of the season,

"It's always a big game when Leeds United come to town and our supporters will be looking forward to it. It should be a cracking atmosphere.

"We've got to make sure we play well first and foremost, that's the key to coming out on top in derby games.

"That's exactly what we did at Elland Road and it's something we must look to do again.

"That was one of our best performances of the season to come from a goal down to win there.

"That win really started us off. To go there and win for the first time in 25 years gave everyone a little bit of belief.

"Neil Warnock has been there and got the t-shirts, he knows how to get teams promoted. We know what to expect. They'll be up and at us, and will be a tough opponent.

"I've got a lot of time for Neil Warnock.

"He might not be everyone's cup of tea but I've got a huge amount of respect for someone who's been in the game as long as him and enjoyed a lot of success.

"But we are one of the form teams at the minute with four wins and a draw in our last five games and go into the game with a lot of confidence."

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