FM Preview: Southend United v Torquay United 16 Mar 2013

Last updated : 15 March 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Southend United v Torquay United fixture

Southend United prepare to entertain Torquay United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Shrimpers are clearly on top, having won 26 and lost only 8 of the 43 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Roots Hall was just last season, in October 2011, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 4-1 thriller, in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Torquay Utd. 1 - 4 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 14 Apr Torquay Utd. 0 - 0 Southend Utd. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 22 Oct Southend Utd. 4-1 Torquay Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 19 Feb Torquay Utd. 1 - 1 Southend Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 04 Sep Southend Utd. 2 - 1 Torquay Utd. League Two
2003/2004 Sat 08 May Southend Utd. 1 - 2 Torquay Utd. League Division Three
2003/2004 Sat 29 Nov Torquay Utd. 3 - 0 Southend Utd. League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

Southend United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Shrimpers have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.

Torquay United's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Only 4 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Southend United's 54 points from 37 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Torquay United are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 39 points from 37 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Southend United 6 2 2 2 8 10 8
Torquay United 6 0 2 4 4 9 2

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Shrimpers to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Southend United Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Torquay United Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
No win in the 10 most recent games.

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