Rochdale face a trip to Chester City at The Deva Stadium on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Dale will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in January 2008, where Rochdale annihilated the Dale 0 - 4 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:|
|2008/2009||Tue 21 Oct||Rochdale||6 - 1||Chester City||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Tue 29 Jan||Chester City||0 - 4||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 2||Chester City||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Fri 16 Mar||Chester City||0 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 14 Oct||Rochdale||0 - 0||Chester City||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Sat 19 Nov||Rochdale||2 - 2||Chester City||LGE2|
|2005/2006||Fri 07 Oct||Chester City||2 - 3||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Chester City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Dale have hit 9 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Chester City are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 25 from their 28 matches played. Rochdale's total of 45 points from their 27 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola League Two.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Although Rochdale have been far from successful in recent away games, I can see nothing other than an easy victory for them against Chester City. Away win
|Chester City||Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Rochdale||6 games since last away draw.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.