History of the Southend United v Rochdale fixture
Rochdale travel to take on Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dale will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 12 and win only 4 of the 21 games.
The last time the two teams met at Southend United was back in November 2007, over five years ago, the Shrimpers carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a F.A. Cup match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2007/2008||Sat 10 Nov||Southend Utd.||2-1||Rochdale||F.A. Cup|
|2004/2005||Fri 25 Mar||Southend Utd.||3 - 0||Rochdale||League Two|
|2004/2005||Sat 14 Aug||Rochdale||2 - 0||Southend Utd.||League Two|
|2003/2004||Sat 01 May||Rochdale||1 - 1||Southend Utd.||League Division Three|
|2003/2004||Sat 22 Nov||Southend Utd.||4 - 0||Rochdale||League Division Three|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Southend Utd.||1 - 0||Rochdale||League Division Three|
|2002/2003||Sat 31 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 2||Southend Utd.||League Division Three|
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Recent respective form guides
Southend United have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Shrimpers in those games, with 4 conceded.
The away form of Rochdale however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The Dale's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.
Southend United lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 29 points from their 19 games so far.
Rochdale's total of 30 points from their 18 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An interesting game for the Dale to play at the moment, and one from which we believe will see Rochdale take away one point. No-score draw
|Southend United||Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Unbeaten run of 6 matches.
|Rochdale||Undefeated in last 3 away games.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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