FM Preview: Rochdale v Bradford City 02 Oct 2012

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Last updated : 01 October 2012

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v Bradford City fixture

Rochdale are ready to welcome Bradford City to Spotland on Tuesday evening,

The previous match played between the two at Spotland was within the last three years, in February 2010, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 12 Nov Bradford City 1 - 0 Rochdale F.A. Cup
2009/2010 Tue 23 Feb Rochdale 1-3 Bradford City League Two
2009/2010 Tue 01 Dec Bradford City 0 - 3 Rochdale League Two
2009/2010 Tue 01 Sep Rochdale 1 - 2 Bradford City (Associate Members)
2008/2009 Tue 10 Mar Rochdale 3 - 0 Bradford City League Two
2008/2009 Sat 23 Aug Bradford City 2 - 0 Rochdale League Two
2007/2008 Tue 01 Apr Rochdale 2 - 1 Bradford City League Two

For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Bradford City's away form is none too clever either, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Bantams's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Rochdale's total of 15 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Bradford City's total of 16 points from their 9 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 3 2 1 11 9 11
Bradford City 6 4 1 1 12 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Spotland for the Dale and the Madmen are unable to see past Bradford City claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Bradford City Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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Rochdale Match Reports

Sky Bet League One Sat 21st October 15:00

Rochdale 1 - 0 Bristol Rovers

Last game - Match Centre


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