However, with next week's Carnegie Challenge Cup Semi-Final against St Helens in mind, Wigan suffered some injuries to some of their key players, but with only four rounds left a second successive League Leaders Shield looks in sight.
Salford City Reds 22
Tries: Broughton, Pattern, Anderson, Jewitt
Goals: Holdsworth 3
Leeds Rhinos 30
Tries: Hall, Bailey, McGuire, Webb, Smith
Goals: Sinfield 5
Leeds Rhinos made it three wins on the bounce as they saw a Salford City Reds comeback at The Willows.
Playing their last ever games at The Willows, Leeds were looking to keep up their 100% record in the Super League. Salford on the other hand were looking to try and get into the eight especially as it was new Coach Matt Parrish's first home game in charge.
The hosts made a bright start and took the game to their opponents but a high kick to the corner by Stefan Ratchford was collected by teenager Kallum Watkins-returning for his first game since Easter-who raced down the touchline and fed the ball to the supporting Danny Buderus who then passed the ball out to Ryan Hall who finished off a length of the field move to give the Rhinos the lead.
Ryan Bailey scored his first try for four years as the visitors made it made it 12-0 and just before the break Carl Ablett offloaded for Danny McGuire to score his side's third try of the half.
Salford enjoyed another good spell early in the second half and this time broke through as Luke Patten and Vinnie Anderson exchanged quick passes and the full-back dived over to get his side on the scoreboard.
Holdsworth added the conversion but any hopes of a fight back appeared to have been quickly extinguished as Rob Burrow broke up the middle and released Brent Webb to score underneath the posts.
Matt Parish got the response he wanted as first Jodie Broughton raced in at the corner and then Ratchford