Rochdale are ready to welcome Crewe Alexandra to Spotland on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Dale are clearly on top, having won 37 and lost only 14 of the 61 games.
The previous match played between the two at Spotland was more than three years back, in October 2006, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Associate Members) match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 26 Dec||Crewe Alex.||2 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Tue 31 Oct||Rochdale||1-1||Crewe Alex.||ASSM|
|1993/1994||Sat 23 Apr||Rochdale||2 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE2|
|1993/1994||Sat 06 Nov||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1992/1993||Fri 12 Mar||Crewe Alex.||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|1992/1993||Sat 07 Nov||Rochdale||0 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE2|
|1992/1993||Tue 25 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Rochdale have lost just once in their last six home games, winning four and drawing the other one. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 15 goals for the Dale, with 5 goals against.
Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the The Railwaymen have hit 9 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 28 games giving them a return of 56 points. Crewe Alex. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 35 points from their 28 games played so far,
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Rochdale may be coming up against a decent side in Crewe Alex., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Dale. Home Win
|Rochdale||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Crewe Alex.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
No win in the 2 most recent games.