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Match Preview | Plymouth Argyle

24 October 2022

Shrewsbury Town will make the trip to Home Park on Tuesday night as they take on Plymouth Argyle in the Sky Bet League One. Kick-off is at 7:45pm.

On Saturday, Salop fell to a narrow 1-0 defeat at home against Charlton Athletic. Jesurun Rak-Sakyi scored in the second half to give his side the win.

Meanwhile, table toppers Plymouth Argyle drew 2-2 away at Bristol Rovers. Finn Azaz and Adam Randell scored in the first half to give Plymouth a two-goal lead going into the break. However, the home side responded quickly as Josh Coburn scored just two minutes after the restart. The equaliser then came ten minutes later courtesy of a goal from Aaron Collins.

There have been a total of 55 meetings between the sides, with 20 of those ending in a draw, 16 in a win for Shrewsbury and 19 in Pkymouth's favour. Last season in the Sky Bet League One, Plymouth won the fixture at Home Park 1-0 in February this year. The reverse fixture ended in a 3-0 win for Plymouth in August last year.

Name: Plymouth Argyle

Stadium: Home Park

Founded: 1886 (136 years ago) as Argyle FC

Chairman: Simon Hallett

Manager: Steven Schumacher

Record league win: 8-1 vs Millwall, Second Division, 16th January 1932.

8-1 vs Hartlepool United, Second Division, 7th May 1994.

Record league defeat: 0-9 vs Stoke City, Second Division, 17th December 1960

Highest league finish: 4th, Second Division, 1952/1953.

One to watch: Ryan Hardie

Scottish striker Ryan Hardie was Plymouth’s top scorer last season, scoring 19 goals across all competitions. So far, he has found the net five times in the league, and twice in the EFL trophy. The 6ft 2in was previously at Blackpool, who he joined in July 2019. Hardie made the move to Plymouth on loan in January 2020 and then went back on loan again for the 2020/2021 season, before making a permanent switch in January 2021.

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