FM Preview: Charlton Athletic v Rochdale 04 Feb 2012

Footymad preview History of the Charlton Athletic v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occasion, the match has ended in defeat for the Dale.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2011, with Charlton Athletic running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Rochdale 2 - 3 Charlton Ath. League One
2010/2011 Mon 25 Apr Charlton Ath. 3-1 Rochdale League One
2010/2011 Tue 29 Mar Rochdale 2 - 0 Charlton Ath. League One
2004/2005 Sat 08 Jan Charlton Ath. 4 - 1 Rochdale F.A. Cup
1973/1974 Sat 16 Mar Rochdale 1 - 1 Charlton Ath. Third Division
1973/1974 Sat 20 Oct Charlton Ath. 3 - 0 Rochdale Third Division
1972/1973 Sat 06 Jan Charlton Ath. 1 - 0 Rochdale Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Charlton Athletic are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, The Addicks have scored 9 and conceded 2 during this period.

In complete contrast to Charlton Athletic, Rochdale are having a torrid time on their travels, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Dale have conceded 8 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Charlton Athletic are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 28 games giving them a return of 64 points.

Rochdale are stuck down in the relegation zone of npower League One with a return of just 24 points from their 28 games thus far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Charlton Athletic 6 4 1 1 6 5 13
Rochdale 6 1 2 3 5 11 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dale are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Charlton Athletic. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Charlton Athletic Unbeaten in the last 9 home games.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Rochdale Not won in previous 5 away matches.

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