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PLYMOUTH ARGYLE V GILLINGHAM FC: MATCH PREVIEW

11 August 2015

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

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE V GILLINGHAM
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.




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


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