FM Preview: Rochdale v Chesterfield 25 Oct 2011

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield face a trip to Rochdale at Spotland on Tuesday evening,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was earlier this season, as the Dale edged out their past their rivals by a score of 3-2 in an League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 09 Aug Rochdale 3-2 Chesterfield League Cup
2009/2010 Sat 03 Apr Chesterfield 2 - 0 Rochdale League Two
2009/2010 Sat 14 Nov Rochdale 2 - 3 Chesterfield League Two
2008/2009 Wed 25 Mar Chesterfield 3 - 0 Rochdale League Two
2008/2009 Sat 20 Sep Rochdale 2 - 1 Chesterfield League Two
2007/2008 Sat 01 Mar Rochdale 0 - 1 Chesterfield League Two
2007/2008 Wed 16 Jan Chesterfield 3 - 4 Rochdale League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The Dale's have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 10.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Spireites have hit 11 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 14 matches.

Chesterfield are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 11 points from their 14 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 1 3 2 7 10 6
Chesterfield 6 1 0 5 8 14 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chesterfield are in a sorry state of late on their travels, though the Mad panel can see them coming away from Spotland with a well-deserved point. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale Drawn last 2 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Chesterfield 9 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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