History of the Rotherham United v Torquay United fixture
Rotherham play host to Torquay at Don Valley Stadium, Sheffield on Friday evening, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 7 wins out of 10 previous matches.
The last time the two teams met on Millers soil was more than a decade ago, in November 1999, The Millers carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division Three match at Millmoor.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Torquay Utd.||0 - 2||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Sat 11 Mar||Torquay Utd.||2 - 1||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Tue 02 Nov||Rotherham U.||1-0||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Sat 24 Apr||Torquay Utd.||2 - 0||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|1998/1999||Tue 10 Nov||Rotherham U.||2 - 2||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Mon 13 Apr||Torquay Utd.||1 - 2||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|1997/1998||Sat 13 Dec||Rotherham U.||0 - 1||Torquay Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rotherham United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two their only two league defeats coming in their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Torquay have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The Gulls have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against. Their form in much improved, of late after picking up only 9 points away all season long.
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|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
The Millers are likley to be unchanged from the team that won at Lincoln last weekend, other than goalkeeper Jon Lund coming in for a place on the bench. Lund had to miss the game at Lincoln due to a damaged shoulder. The only others missing are long term casualties Paul Warne (ankle), Andy Liddell (achilles)
Torquay are still without injured striker Scott Rendell (arm) but will include Lloyd Macklin signed on a month's loan from Swindon just in time to face the Millers. The Gulls could be also be without injured goalkeeper Michael Poke (groin), with Scott Bevan on standby to play.
MillersMAD's prediction ...
|Rotherham U.||5 games since last home draw.|
Not drawn a match in their last 9 .
|Torquay Utd.||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 9 most recent games.