Rochdale face a trip to Cambridge United at Abbey Stadium on Saturday evening, hoping to improve on a record of draws against their opponents.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2003, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Division Three match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2003/2004||Sat 23 Aug||Rochdale||2 - 2||Cambridge U.||LD3|
|2002/2003||Tue 04 Mar||Cambridge U.||2 - 2||Rochdale||LD3|
|2002/2003||Tue 17 Sep||Rochdale||4 - 3||Cambridge U.||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 18 Nov||Cambridge U.||2 - 1||Rochdale||FAC|
|1998/1999||Tue 27 Apr||Rochdale||0 - 2||Cambridge U.||LD3|
|1998/1999||Tue 13 Apr||Cambridge U.||1 - 1||Rochdale||LD3|
|1997/1998||Tue 24 Feb||Rochdale||2 - 0||Cambridge U.||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Cambridge United's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While U's have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, winning 2 of the last six, but losing the other 4. While the Dale have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Cambridge U. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 33 points from their 27 games played so far, Rochdale are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division Three having mustered a points tally of 30 from their 27 matches played.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the U's, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Cambridge U.||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Rochdale||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.