FM Preview: Morecambe v Torquay United 15 Jan 2011

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History of the Morecambe v Torquay United fixture

Torquay Utd. face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The Gulls lost the only previous game played between the two.

The only previous meeting between Morecambe and Torquay Utd. at was less than a year ago, in March 2010, with Morecambe running out comfortable 2 - 0 winners in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 30 OctTorquay Utd.3 - 1MorecambeLGE2
2009/2010Sat 27 MarMorecambe2 - 0Torquay Utd.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 17 OctTorquay Utd.2 - 2MorecambeLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Morecambe have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Shrimps in those games, with 6 conceded.

The away form of Torquay Utd. however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Gulls, and 7 goals against.

Morecambe find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 27 points from their 22 matches. Torquay Utd.'s 32 points from 22 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Gulls's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Morecambe, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Morecambe 6 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 5 .
Torquay Utd. Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.