History of the Rochdale v Colchester United fixture
Rochdale prepare to entertain Colchester United at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was just last season, in August 2010, with Colchester United inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dale in a League One match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2010/2011||Sat 09 Apr||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Rochdale||League One|
|2010/2011||Sat 21 Aug||Rochdale||1-2||Colchester U.||League One|
|1997/1998||Tue 03 Mar||Colchester U.||0 - 0||Rochdale||League Division Three|
|1997/1998||Sat 08 Nov||Rochdale||2 - 1||Colchester U.||League Division Three|
|1996/1997||Fri 21 Mar||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Rochdale||League Division Three|
|1996/1997||Sat 24 Aug||Rochdale||0 - 0||Colchester U.||League Division Three|
|1995/1996||Tue 02 Apr||Colchester U.||1 - 0||Rochdale||League Division Three|
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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 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Colchester United have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. While the U's have hit 8 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 12 matches.
Colchester United's 17 points from 12 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
These are testing times at Spotland for the Dale and the Madmen are unable to see past Colchester United claiming victory in a close match.
|Rochdale||Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Colchester United||4 games since last defeat.
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