FM Preview: Rochdale v Torquay United 16 Feb 2013

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Last updated : 15 February 2013

Footymad preview History of the Rochdale v Torquay United fixture

Rochdale are ready to welcome Torquay United to Spotland on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dale are clearly on top, having won 22 and lost only 7 of the 40 games.

The previous match played between the two at Spotland was more than three years back, in September 2009, the Dale carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Torquay Utd. 4 - 2 Rochdale League Two
2009/2010 Sat 10 Apr Torquay Utd. 5 - 0 Rochdale League Two
2009/2010 Sat 12 Sep Rochdale 2-1 Torquay Utd. League Two
2006/2007 Tue 20 Feb Rochdale 2 - 0 Torquay Utd. League Two
2006/2007 Tue 08 Aug Torquay Utd. 1 - 0 Rochdale League Two
2005/2006 Tue 24 Jan Torquay Utd. 1 - 3 Rochdale League Two
2005/2006 Sat 03 Sep Rochdale 4 - 1 Torquay Utd. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Rochdale's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Dale's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Torquay United's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 38 points from their 31 matches.

Torquay United find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 37 points from their 30 matches.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Rochdale 6 0 2 4 4 9 2
Torquay United 6 1 1 4 5 9 4

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FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Rochdale Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Torquay United 4 games since last away draw.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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Rochdale Match Reports

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