Head2Head & Torquay United match preview

Last updated : 19 February 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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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:
2009/2010Sat 21 NovTorquay Utd.0 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1999/2000Sat 11 MarTorquay Utd.2 - 1Rotherham U.LGE2
1999/2000Tue 02 NovRotherham U.1-0Torquay Utd.LGE2
1998/1999Sat 24 AprTorquay Utd.2 - 0Rotherham U.LGE2
1998/1999Tue 10 NovRotherham U.2 - 2Torquay Utd.LGE2
1997/1998Mon 13 AprTorquay Utd.1 - 2Rotherham U.LGE2
1997/1998Sat 13 DecRotherham U.0 - 1Torquay 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.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rotherham U.64028712
Torquay Utd.60246102

Team News...

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 ...

Home Win

Sequence statistics:
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.

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