Torquay Utd. are ready to welcome Hartlepool United to Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gulls are clearly on top, having won 20 and lost only 7 of the 36 games.
The previous match played between the two at Plainmoor was within the last three years, in August 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 18 Sep||Hartlepool U.||4 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 01 Feb||Hartlepool U.||3 - 2||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 24 Aug||Torquay Utd.||1-1||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Feb||Hartlepool U.||4 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 20 Oct||Torquay Utd.||1 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Tue 20 Feb||Hartlepool U.||3 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Tue 12 Sep||Torquay Utd.||1 - 0||Hartlepool U.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Torquay United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.
Hartlepool U. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Pool's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Torquay Utd. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 27 points from 27 matches. Hartlepool U.'s total of 43 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League One.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Your FootyMad panel thinks that Torquay Utd.'s indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Hartlepool U.. Away win
|Torquay Utd.||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Hartlepool U.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
8 games since last defeat.