Rochdale prepare to entertain Chester City at Spotland on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 44 games played, Dale have recorded 20 wins, and Chester City have come away with 12 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in November 2005, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Rochdale||2-2||Chester City||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Fri 07 Oct||Chester City||2 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 22 Jan||Chester City||0 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Dec||Rochdale||2 - 2||Chester City||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Tue 02 Nov||Chester City||1 - 0||Rochdale||ASSM|
|1999/2000||Sat 05 Feb||Rochdale||2 - 1||Chester City||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Mon 30 Aug||Chester City||0 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. Dale have conceded a disappointing 6 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Chester City's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Blues have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale's 16 points from 13 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position. Chester City see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 16 points from their 13 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale are in pretty poor form at home recently, and the FootyMad are looking no further than a solitary point from this game. No-score draw
|Rochdale||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
|Chester City||5 games since last defeat.|