FM Preview: Torquay United v Crewe Alexandra 11 Jan 2011

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History of the Torquay United v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Torquay Utd. prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Plainmoor on Tuesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gulls are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 4 of the 26 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Plainmoor was less than a year ago, in March 2010, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 09 OctCrewe Alex.3 - 3Torquay Utd.LGE2
2009/2010Sat 13 MarTorquay Utd.1-1Crewe Alex.LGE2
2009/2010Tue 02 FebCrewe Alex.1 - 1Torquay Utd.LGE2
1993/1994Sat 19 MarCrewe Alex.2 - 3Torquay Utd.LGE2
1993/1994Sat 25 SepTorquay Utd.3 - 3Crewe Alex.LGE2
1992/1993Sat 06 FebTorquay Utd.1 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE2
1992/1993Sat 15 AugCrewe Alex.4 - 2Torquay Utd.LGE2

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 12 to 10.

The The Railwaymen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The The Railwaymen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Torquay Utd.'s 29 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Crewe Alex. are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 35 points from 22 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.631210810
Crewe Alex.641111513

FootyMad's prediction ...

Torquay Utd. are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. 4 games since last home draw.
Crewe Alex. Undefeated in last 4 away games.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.