Rochdale play host to Chesterfield at Spotland on Saturday afternoon,
The last time the two teams met at Rochdale was back in October 2000, over five years ago, 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:|
|2007/2008||Wed 16 Jan||Chesterfield||3 - 4||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Sat 17 Mar||Chesterfield||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2000/2001||Tue 17 Oct||Rochdale||2-2||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|1999/2000||Tue 24 Aug||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGEC|
|1999/2000||Tue 10 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 2||Chesterfield||LGEC|
|1995/1996||Tue 28 Nov||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Rochdale||ASSM|
|1994/1995||Sat 10 Dec||Chesterfield||2 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Dale have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Chesterfield's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Spireites have hit 7 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 50 points from their 31 games so far. Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola League Two, picking up 51 from their 34 games so far.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Rochdale at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the Dale will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Rochdale||Been beaten in each of their previous 4 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 11 .
|Chesterfield||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.