FM Preview: Torquay United v Bradford City 18 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Torquay United v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Torquay United at Plainmoor on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Bantams will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in August 2010, with Torquay United running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 08 Oct Bradford City 1 - 0 Torquay Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 09 Apr Bradford City 0 - 3 Torquay Utd. League Two
2010/2011 Sat 21 Aug Torquay Utd. 2-0 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 30 Jan Torquay Utd. 1 - 2 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Sat 29 Aug Bradford City 2 - 0 Torquay Utd. League Two
2004/2005 Sat 22 Jan Bradford City 2 - 2 Torquay Utd. League One
2004/2005 Tue 28 Dec Torquay Utd. 0 - 0 Bradford City League One

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Recent respective form guides

Torquay United are unbeaten in their last six home games, winning five of them, and drawing the other one. These games have seen the Gulls score just 5 goals, though they have conceded 0.

In complete contrast to Torquay United, Bradford City are having a torrid time on their travels, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Bantams have hit 4 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Torquay United are holding the final promotion place in the npower League Two, and have accumulated 56 points from the 30 games they have played so far.

Bradford City are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 28 from their 28 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Torquay United 6 6 0 0 8 2 18
Bradford City 6 0 3 3 7 13 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bantams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Torquay United. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Torquay United Won 3 successive home games.
4 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 7 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 3 away matches.
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 6 most recent games.

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