FM Preview: Plymouth Argyle v Torquay United 02 Jan 2012

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Last updated : 01 January 2012

Footymad preview History of the Plymouth Argyle v Torquay United fixture

Torquay United travel to take on Plymouth Argyle at Home Park on Monday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, Gulls have recorded 3 wins, and Plymouth Argyle have come away with 11 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Plymouth Argyle was back in December 2001, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Three match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 19 Nov Torquay Utd. 3 - 1 Plymouth Arg. League Two
2001/2002 Wed 26 Dec Plymouth Arg. 2-2 Torquay Utd. League Division Three
2001/2002 Sat 08 Sep Torquay Utd. 0 - 1 Plymouth Arg. League Division Three
2000/2001 Sat 21 Apr Plymouth Arg. 3 - 1 Torquay Utd. League Division Three
2000/2001 Sat 04 Nov Torquay Utd. 1 - 1 Plymouth Arg. League Division Three
1999/2000 Sat 25 Mar Torquay Utd. 0 - 4 Plymouth Arg. League Division Three
1999/2000 Tue 11 Jan Plymouth Arg. 0 - 1 Torquay Utd. (Associate Members)

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Recent respective form guides

Plymouth Argyle have lost only 1 of the last six at home, but 4 of these games have been drawn. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.

Torquay United have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Gulls's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Plymouth Argyle are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League Two with a return of just 18 points from their 23 games thus far.

Torquay United's 35 points from 23 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Plymouth Argyle 6 2 3 1 9 7 9
Torquay United 6 2 2 2 5 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

The away form of the Gulls has not been the best, though the Footymad panel sees them pulling off a narrow win on their visit to Plymouth Argyle. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Plymouth Argyle Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Unbeaten run of 5 matches.
Torquay United Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.

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