FM Preview: Torquay United v Exeter City 15 Jan 2013

Last updated : 14 January 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Torquay United v Exeter City fixture

Exeter City travel to take on Torquay United at Plainmoor on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 58 games played, Grecians have recorded 21 wins, and Torquay United have come away with 25 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Torquay United was just over four years ago, in May 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-4 winners in an Conference Play-Offs match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2007/2008 Mon 05 May Torquay Utd. 1-4 Exeter City Conference Play-Offs
2007/2008 Thu 01 May Exeter City 1 - 2 Torquay Utd. Conference Play-Offs
2007/2008 Tue 01 Jan Torquay Utd. 1 - 0 Exeter City (Conference) Premier
2007/2008 Wed 26 Dec Exeter City 4 - 3 Torquay Utd. (Conference) Premier
2002/2003 Tue 11 Feb Torquay Utd. 1 - 0 Exeter City League Division Three
2002/2003 Mon 26 Aug Exeter City 1 - 2 Torquay Utd. League Division Three
2001/2002 Sun 07 Apr Exeter City 0 - 0 Torquay Utd. League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Torquay United have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Gulls have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Exeter City however, is much more impressive, with a marvellous return of five wins and one defeat from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Grecians, and 9 goals against.

Torquay United find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 25 matches.

Exeter City are holding the final promotion place in the npower League Two, and have accumulated 44 points from the 27 games they have played so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Torquay United 6 1 2 3 7 9 5
Exeter City 6 3 2 1 10 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Exeter City are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Torquay United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Torquay United Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Exeter City 5 successive away victories.
8 games since last away draw.
Won each of the previous 3 matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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