FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Rochdale 06 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 05 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale pack their bags to visit Accrington Stanley at Crown Ground on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 38 games played, Dale have recorded 16 wins, and Accrington Stanley have come away with 17 victories.

The previous match played between the two at Crown Ground was within the last three years, in March 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2009/2010 Sat 20 Mar Accrington S. 2-4 Rochdale League Two
2009/2010 Sat 24 Oct Rochdale 1 - 2 Accrington S. League Two
2008/2009 Sat 03 Jan Rochdale 3 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2008/2009 Sun 28 Sep Accrington S. 1 - 3 Rochdale League Two
2007/2008 Sun 16 Mar Rochdale 4 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2007/2008 Wed 05 Dec Accrington S. 1 - 2 Rochdale League Two
2006/2007 Sat 03 Mar Rochdale 4 - 2 Accrington S. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Reds have scored 4, a worringly large 7 have been leaked at the other end.

The Dale have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 11 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Accrington Stanley lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 17 points from their 9 games so far.

Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 16 from their 10 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 2 2 2 8 9 8
Rochdale 6 3 2 1 9 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Rochdale are not doing too bad on their travels, and we think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Accrington Stanley. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Rochdale 3 successive away victories.
5 games since last away draw.
6 games since last defeat.

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Rochdale Match Reports

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