Make or break for Glasgow
But Townsend reckons it will be Munster who are left quaking this time as the Scotstoun faithful prepare to turn up the volume.
“Our supporters are magnificent,” said the Warriors coach. “This is an uncomfortable place to play for the opposition because of the noise that is generated by our supporters.
“It’s a great place for us to play, though, not only because of the noise but because of the connection the players and supporters have.
“It’s great to see all the different songs the supporters in the East stand sing, especially when the opposition substitutes are warming up – last week it was the Hokey Cokey.
“As coaches, we sit and say what a brilliant atmosphere. Saturday will be a special atmosphere and that all helps to drive the players forward.”
DIFFERENT BALL GAME: Stuart Hogg has a kickabout during training, while , inset, Gregor Townsend is all smiles