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Emirates FA Cup Match Preview: Bristol Rovers v Plymouth Argyle

29 November 2019

The low-down on Sunday's Emirates FA Cup tie at the Mem against Plymouth Argyle.

A place in the Emirates FA Cup Third Round is up for grabs on Sunday, as Rovers play host to Plymouth Argyle at the Mem.

Sunday's game will be the third time the sides have gone head-to-head already this season after the Gas made a pre-season trip to Home Park and another journey down south in the Leasing.com Trophy group stages.

Take a look below at all the pre-match content. 

Coach's Preview: Kevin Maher previewed this weekend's fixture as well as reflecting on the Gas' outing against Shrewsbury Town last weekend.

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Pre-Match: Kevin Maher on Plymouth Argyle

Players' Preview: After a superb finish from distance against Shrewsbury Town, Liam Sercombe was on press duty this week and spoke about his past encounters with Plymouth, given his strong Exeter connections. 

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Pre-Match: Liam Sercombe on Plymouth Argyle

Opposition: Plymouth are on a three-game winning streak, having beaten Bolton, Forest Green Rovers and Bradford in recent weeks. On Saturday, former Rovers winder Byron Moore was on the scoresheet, as Ryan Lowe's men picked up three points to see them climb to 8th in the Sky Bet League Two standing.  

In the first round, the Pilgrims beat Bolton on the road 1-0, thanks to a Callum McFadezean goal. In recent form, Argyle have bounced back tremendously from their humbling 4-0 defeat to local rivals Exeter, beating Forest Green 1-0 away from home, and Bradford City at Home Park, with former Rovers player Byron Moore scoring in the home win.

Tickets: Please note that Sunday's game is an ALL TICKET, with the deadline for purchasing tickets falling on midnight on Saturday. For full ticket information, please click on the link below. 

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Emirates FA Cup Ticket Information: Plymouth Argyle ALL TICKET

Betting: After a positive performance last time out against Shrewsbury Town, Ollie Clarke is priced at 9/2 to score at any time on Sunday. For those of you looking for a big win, the 150/1 on a repeat of the Gas' 4-3 victory over Shrewsbury Town could be what you're after. To bet with Sky Bet please click here. Please gamble responsibly.

Kit: The Gas will play in their famous blue and white quarters.

How to Follow the Game:iFollow Gas will help you keep track of the action as it unfolds this season with a number of different packages available. Subscribers based in the UK can listen to live commentary as the action unfolds at The Mem - with an audio season pass priced at £45 or a monthly audio pass costing £4.49. A new package available in the one-match audio pass, which is priced at £2.50. To browse the match pass packages, please click HERE.

Our twitter account will also be live-tweeting the game.

 


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