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Hamza Bencherif takes a shot. Save by Scott Bevan.
Emile Sinclair goes off and Vinny Mukendi comes on.
Elliot Benyon goes into the referee's book.
Unfair challenge on Guy Branston by Tyrone Barnett results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Kevin Nicholson.
Sam Wedgbury on for Lewis Chalmers.
Effort on goal by Hamza Bencherif from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Foul by Guy Branston on Lewis Chalmers, free kick awarded. Lewis Chalmers takes the free kick.
Emile Sinclair finds the net with a goal from just outside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Torquay 1-3 Macclesfield.
Ross Draper gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Torquay 1-2 Macclesfield.
Martin Gritton comes on in place of Eunan O'Kane. Wayne Carlisle joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Senda.
Corner taken by Kevin Nicholson from the left by-line, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nathaniel Brown by Guy Branston. Jose Veiga takes the indirect free kick.
Matthew Hamshaw on for Colin Daniel.
Unfair challenge on Elliot Benyon by Paul Morgan results in a free kick. Danny Senda takes the free kick.
Danny Stevens leaves the field to be replaced by Lloyd Macklin.
Shot from deep inside the area by Tyrone Barnett clears the bar.
Elliot Benyon has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide right of the target.
Foul by Chris Robertson on Nathaniel Brown, free kick awarded. Jose Veiga takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Lewis Chalmers from the right by-line.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Tremarco on Chris Zebroski. Free kick taken by Kevin Nicholson.
Chris Zebroski is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jose Veiga takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Nicholson, clearance made by Jose Veiga.
Shot from just outside the area by Danny Stevens goes over the bar.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Danny Stevens misses to the left of the target.
Goal scored by Elliot Benyon from close in low into the middle of the goal. Torquay 1-1 Macclesfield.Assist on the goal came from Danny Stevens.
Chris Robertson concedes a free kick for a foul on Nathaniel Brown. Jose Veiga takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Danny Senda by Tyrone Barnett results in a free kick. Kevin Nicholson takes the free kick.
Tyrone Barnett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Robertson. Chris Robertson takes the indirect free kick.
Colin Daniel takes a shot. Save made by Scott Bevan.
Corner from right by-line taken by Lewis Chalmers.
Kevin Nicholson takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Paul Morgan. Elliot Benyon concedes a free kick for a foul on Jose Veiga. Jose Veiga takes the indirect free kick.
Shot by Hamza Bencherif from outside the area goes high over the crossbar.
The referee blows for offside against Hamza Bencherif. Scott Bevan restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ross Draper by Nicky Wroe. Direct free kick taken by Lewis Chalmers.
Foul by Guy Branston on Lewis Chalmers, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lewis Chalmers.
Corner taken by Kevin Nicholson from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Nathaniel Brown.
The official flags Chris Zebroski offside. Jose Veiga takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken by Kevin Nicholson from the right by-line played to the near post, Tyrone Barnett manages to make a clearance.
A goal is scored by Hamza Bencherif from outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Torquay 0-1 Macclesfield.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Elliot Benyon on Paul Morgan. Lewis Chalmers restarts play with the free kick.
Chris Zebroski takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Nicholson.
Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Nicholson from the right by-line played to the near post, Emile Sinclair manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Lewis Chalmers played to the near post, clearance made by Lee Mansell.
Chris Zebroski has an effort at goal from inside the penalty area that bounces off the post.
The match begins.
Ellis concern for Gulls
Torquay manager Paul Buckle has only one injury doubt ahead of the home clash against Macclesfield.
Mark Ellis faces a late fitness test on a foot injury picked up in last week's 0-0 draw with Stevenage. The Gulls will reassess the situation in training before making a decision whether to include the defender in the squad.
Striker Elliot Benyon scored in the reserves this week and is back in contention to start again after recovering from a niggling knee injury.
Billy Kee is knocking on the door for a starting place up front and Martin Gritton may drop to the bench having not scored this season.
Danny Senda could make his comeback from injury but only as a substitute.
Macclesfield boss Gary Simpson is still without the services of striker Ricky Sappleton.
Sappleton remains sidelined with a knee injury but midfielder Richard Butcher is edging closer to fitness after a similar complaint.
Shaun Brisley is looking at the possibility of a hernia operation and is a doubt, while Paul Bolland is almost certain to miss out with a groin strain.
However, Vinny Mukendi is expected to be passed fit after a knee injury as the Silkmen bid to bounce back from last weekend's 3-0 home defeat against Port Vale.
Macclesfield lie third bottom of npower League Two but an upbeat Simpson said: "A couple of wins will see us back in the mix."
Macc stun Gulls
Macclesfield notched their second win of the season thanks to two goals in as many second-half minutes which earned a 3-1 victory at Torquay.
The home side - who gave a home debut to right-back Danny Senda - had held sway for the opening spell with striker Chris Zebroski smashing a rising shot from just inside the penalty area off the upright after five minutes.
But Hamza Bencherif's bolt out of the blue for the blues rocked Torquay after 12 minutes when he let fly with a 25-yard effort.
It was the first home league goal the Gulls have conceded this term but parity was restored following a flowing five-man move in the 40th minute as the home side piled on the pressure.
Chris Robertson and Kevin Nicholson started a move that ended with Eunan O'Kane providing the final pass for last season's top scorer Elliot Benyon to convert from close range.
Ross Draper thumped in a 76th-minute volley to restore Macc's lead and then striker Emile Sinclair went solo from the halfway line before slotting in a brilliant third goal to make it 3-1 two minutes later.
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