FM Preview: York City v Rochdale 30 Nov 2013

Footymad preview History of the York City v Rochdale fixture

Rochdale face a trip to York City at Bootham Crescent on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 53 games played, Dale have recorded 16 wins, and York City have come away with 24 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bootham Crescent was less than a year ago, in March 2013, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 12 Mar York City 0-0 Rochdale League Two
2012/2013 Sat 01 Dec Rochdale 2 - 3 York City League Two
2003/2004 Sun 28 Dec Rochdale 1 - 2 York City League Division Three
2003/2004 Sat 06 Sep York City 1 - 2 Rochdale League Division Three
2002/2003 Sat 12 Apr York City 2 - 2 Rochdale League Division Three
2002/2003 Sat 23 Nov Rochdale 0 - 1 York City League Division Three
2001/2002 Tue 05 Feb Rochdale 5 - 4 York City League Division Three

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Recent respective form guides

York City will be hoping to improve on their poor home form, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While Minstermen have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, picking up four victories from the last six. A generous 9 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

York City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 18 matches.

Rochdale are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 32 points from 18 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
York City 6 0 5 1 6 9 5
Rochdale 6 2 1 3 9 11 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Dale have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Bootham Crescent with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
York City Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
Rochdale 7 games since last away draw.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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