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11 August 2015

We bring you the team news, manager comments and latest odds as Gills prepare to visit Home Park

Home Park
Capital One Cup First Round
Tuesday August 11
Kick-Off, 745pm

Team News:

Doug Loft (calf) and Cody McDonald (knee) remain big doubts for the game with Saturday’s fixture at Port Vale a more realistic comeback date.

Aaron Morris should be fine to play if required having picked up a knock on Saturday, however he may be rested as a precaution.

As for Argyle striker Deane Smalley continues to sit out with a long term knee injury.

Manager Comments:

Justin Edinburgh - “It was a fantastic performance and a great result [against Sheffield United]. It is a foundation and a platform for us to go and build on.

"My job is to regroup, get the heads back and focused ready for Tuesday night.”

Derek Adams - "I'm looking forward to it. You look forward to every game, especially home matches.

"We've got a League 1 club coming to Home Park and it will be a very good occasion. It's a competition we want to do well in."

Previous Meetings –

The two clubs last met on March 9 2013 when goals from Antonio German and Chris Whelpdale helped guide Martin Allen’s Gills side to all three points at Priestfield.

Prior to that game, our previous five results were:

Plymouth Argyle 2-2 Gillingham: November 10, 2012
Plymouth Argyle 0-1 Gillingham: March 3, 2012
Gillingham 3-0 Plymouth Argyle: August 20, 2011
Gillingham 2-1 Plymouth Argyle: August 11, 2009
Gillingham 1-0 Plymouth Argyle: January 15, 2005

In total the clubs have played each other 74 times, Plymouth winning 31 compared to Gillingham’s 27 victories. The other 16 have been draws.

Betting –

Plymouth win: 11/8
Draw: 12/5
Gillingham win: 19/10

For more odds, courtesy of Sky Bet, click the box below.

Referee - Kevin Johnson
Assistant Referee 1 - Ronald Ganfield
Assistant Referee 2 - Adrian Tranter
Fourth Official - Michael Mullarkey

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