History of the Morecambe v Torquay United fixture
Morecambe prepare to entertain Torquay United at Globe Arena on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The Shrimps have drawn both of the previous games against their opponents, however.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Globe Arena was just last season, in January 2011, the Shrimps carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Sat 01 Oct||Torquay Utd.||1 - 1||Morecambe||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 15 Jan||Morecambe||2-1||Torquay Utd.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 30 Oct||Torquay Utd.||3 - 1||Morecambe||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 27 Mar||Morecambe||2 - 0||Torquay Utd.||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 17 Oct||Torquay Utd.||2 - 2||Morecambe||League Two|
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Recent respective form guides
Morecambe's disastrous home run has meant they have managed only 2 draws from the last six matches. While Shrimps have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Torquay United's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Gulls's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
Morecambe's 36 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
Torquay United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 41 from their 25 games so far.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing seems to be going right for the Shrimps at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Gulls come away with an easy victory. Away win
|Morecambe||Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Torquay United||5 games since last away draw.
5 games since last defeat.
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