Torquay Utd. pack their bags to visit Shrewsbury Town at Gay Meadow on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Gulls will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 17 and win only 7 of the 30 games.
The previous match played between the two at Gay Meadow was within the last three years, in March 2003, with Torquay Utd. inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the Shrews in a League Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 10 Sep||Torquay Utd.||2 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 25 Mar||Shrewsbury Tn.||2 - 3||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Tue 17 Sep||Torquay Utd.||2 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 30 Mar||Shrewsbury Tn.||0 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 27 Oct||Torquay Utd.||2 - 1||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Mon 16 Apr||Torquay Utd.||0 - 0||Shrewsbury Tn.||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Oct||Shrewsbury Tn.||1 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Shrewsbury Town have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Shrews in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Torquay Utd. is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Gulls have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Shrewsbury Tn. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 36 points from their 28 matches. Torquay Utd. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola League Two with a return of just 24 points from their 28 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Gulls are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Shrewsbury Tn.. Home win
|Shrewsbury Tn.||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Torquay Utd.||Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.