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It’s the fascinating National League Play-offs semi-final face-off between Torquay United and Notts County on Saturday. With the reward for the side that makes it through the clash being a place in the final of the competition, it really does promise to be a really good game here.
Our Torquay United v Notts County predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below including the latest game odds.
Torquay United enter this game following a 0-0 National League tied result versus Altrincham.
Gary Johnson's Torquay United have hit the target a sum total of 9 times over their last six outings. The corresponding number of goals that they have conceded in those same games amounts to 5.
Notts County come into this meeting following a 3-2 National League Play-offs win with the downing of Chesterfield in their last match.
For Notts County, the goalscorers were Kyle Wootton (30', 71') and Mark Ellis (90'). Danny Rowe (28') and Liam Mandeville (42') scored for Chesterfield.
Ian Burchnall's Notts County have had reason to celebrate scoring a total of 13 times in the course of their previous six matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during the equivalent period equals 5.
Head to head
A look at their prior head-to-head meetings dating back to 20/01/2007 shows us that Torquay United have won 0 of these & Notts County 2, with the number of drawn results standing at 4.
A sum of 17 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 of them for The Gulls and 11 created by The Magpies. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
The last league clash between these sides was National League match day 40 on 24/04/2021 when it ended Torquay United 2-2 Notts County.
The referee was Lewis Smith.
Team News: Torquay United
Torquay United boss Gary Johnson has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this game with a fully injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Notts County
Thanks to a largely healthy squad, there’s just the lone fitness worry for the Notts County manager Ian Burchnall to be concerned with. Callum Roberts (Hip Injury) won’t be playing here.
Notts County may well find it hard to register a score against this Torquay United lineup who should be able to grind out a win.
Our tip is therefore for a highly competitive game with a 1-0 winning score for Torquay United when all is said and done.
Should be an interesting one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Plainmoor (6,500)
Captain: Asa Hall
Chairman: Clarke Osborne
Manager: Gary Johnson
Competitions: National League position 2, National League Play-offs (Semi-Finals)
🔑 Star Man: Connor Lemonheigh-Evans
Customarily played in the Centre Midfield position, Connor Lemonheigh-Evans was born in Llanelli, Wales. After making a first senior appearance for Torquay United in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Midfielder has struck 11 league goals in the National League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 41 appearances.