FootyMAD's Macclesfield Town match preview

History of the Torquay United v Macclesfield Town fixture

Torquay Utd. prepare to entertain Macclesfield Town at Plainmoor on Saturday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Gulls are clearly on top, with a 60.00% success rate in the fixture.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Plainmoor was less than a year ago, in April 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 23 AugMacclesfield1 - 1Torquay Utd.LD3
2002/2003Sat 12 AprTorquay Utd.2-2MacclesfieldLD3
2002/2003Sat 23 NovMacclesfield3 - 3Torquay Utd.LD3
2001/2002Sat 16 MarMacclesfield0 - 2Torquay Utd.LD3
2001/2002Sat 01 DecTorquay Utd.1 - 2MacclesfieldLD3
2000/2001Tue 10 AprTorquay Utd.2 - 0MacclesfieldLD3
2000/2001Tue 17 OctMacclesfield2 - 1Torquay Utd.LD3

Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Gulls in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Macclesfield is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Silkmen have hit 8 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Torquay Utd. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Nationwide League Division Three, picking up 43 points from their 27 games so far. Macclesfield find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 27 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Torquay Utd.6222658

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Macclesfield is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Gulls in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Torquay Utd. Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Macclesfield Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.