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The Reds will have to overcome some ugly history if they’re to advance to the Super Rugby semi-finals tonight.

They take on the Crusaders in Christchurch, a city they’ve only won in once since the competition’s inception in 1996.

Reds halfback Will Genia says they also expect the red and black crowd to be fairly vocal towards himself and first-five Quade Cooper.

He says they experienced it at the World Cup in 2011, but just have to focus on what’s going on on the field.

Kickoff’s at 7:35.

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