Torquay United have mirrored the ill fortunes of there absent manager Martin Ling. The ailing club continued on there descent down the npower league 2 table with a 7th straight defeat. They blew a lead over Wycombe on Tuesday night to compound a truely miserable February and are now just 1 point ahead of the relegation places.
Only AFC Wimbledon have conceded more goals at home than Torquay this season. Interim boss Knill seems to have had a change of mind after the midweek defeat. After initially claiming his side only needed fine tuning the latest defeat has seen him state that they are in need of experienced loans for the relegation battle. Big front man Rene Howe will be relied upon to increase his tally of 14 for the season if the gulls are to stop the rot.
Accrington are coming into the game off a thumping victory away at Rochdale after a brace from Lee Molyneux. They will be desperate to leapfrog their relegation rivals with a win and have performed well in there last 2.