League Two
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Bury 1-3 Torquay United

Paul McCallum scored twice as Torquay ended a six-game winless run at Bury.

Torquay capitalised on sloppy defending to open the scoring after 18 minutes as Aaron Downes bundled the ball home from Kevin Nicholson's deep corner.

The Shakers equalised six minutes later when William Edjenguele laid the ball off for Nathan Cameron to slam home.

McCallum headed home another corner to put the Gulls back ahead and rounded off the win when he found the top corner from Elliot Benyon's cutback.

Torquay goalkeeper Martin Rice acrobatically saved from Cameron with the score 2-1 and Chris Sedgwick scored directly from a corner but it was ruled out for a foul on Rice.

The Gulls leapfrog Bury in the League Two table and are now one point above the Shakers and three clear of the relegation zone.

VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM

Torquay United manager Alan Knill told BBC Radio Devon:

"It's an outstanding away performance and thoroughly deserved. We set up really well, worked really hard on set-plays and I thought we were good value for the win today.

"When we needed to defend today we really did - we put bodies in the way and did everything we possibly could to stop them from scoring.

"We changed the team because we thought we could use Elliot [Benyon]'s attributes to stretch the opposition and he did, just when they were in the ascendency and thinking they were getting back into the game."

Line-ups

Bury

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21Jensen
  • 2Beeley
  • 28Mustoe
  • 19Soares
  • 5CameronBooked at 24mins
  • 25Edjenguele
  • 12SedgwickSubstituted forJonesat 78'minutes
  • 6Proctor
  • 9ForresterSubstituted forWalkerat 63'minutes
  • 14HarradSubstituted forGrimesat 72'minutes
  • 15Mayor

Substitutes

  • 4Hinds
  • 7Jones
  • 8Miller
  • 10Grimes
  • 11Holden
  • 30Charles-Cook
  • 31Walker

Torquay

Formation 4-4-2

  • 13Rice
  • 2Tonge
  • 3Nicholson
  • 7Mansell
  • 29O'Connor
  • 4Downes
  • 23Azeez
  • 17McCourtSubstituted forMozikaat 89'minutes
  • 26BenyonSubstituted forHawleyat 75'minutes
  • 19McCallumBooked at 57mins
  • 12ChapellSubstituted forCraigat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Poke
  • 5Pearce
  • 9Hawley
  • 20Craig
  • 21Cruise
  • 31Sullivan
  • 36Mozika
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
2,997

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamTorquay
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home13
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home12
Away5
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bury 1, Torquay United 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bury 1, Torquay United 3.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ashley Grimes (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  4. Post update

    Andrew Proctor (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Damien Mozika (Torquay United).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ashley Grimes (Bury) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Bury. Conceded by Anthony O'Connor.

  8. Post update

    Foul by William Edjenguele (Bury).

  9. Post update

    Damien Mozika (Torquay United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Tom Soares (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Paul McCallum (Torquay United).

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Torquay United. Damien Mozika replaces Jak McCourt.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Regan Walker (Bury).

  14. Post update

    Kevin Nicholson (Torquay United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Karl Hawley (Torquay United) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Torquay United. Conceded by Nathan Cameron.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Torquay United. Conceded by Brian Jensen.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lee Mansell (Torquay United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Torquay United. Nathan Craig replaces Jordan Chapell because of an injury.

  20. Post update

    Jak McCourt (Torquay United) hits the left post with a right footed shot from outside the box.