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History of the Rochdale v Crewe Alexandra fixture

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:
2009/2010Sat 26 DecCrewe Alex.2 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2006/2007Tue 31 OctRochdale1-1Crewe Alex.ASSM
1993/1994Sat 23 AprRochdale2 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE2
1993/1994Sat 06 NovCrewe Alex.2 - 1RochdaleLGE2
1992/1993Fri 12 MarCrewe Alex.1 - 1RochdaleLGE2
1992/1993Sat 07 NovRochdale0 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE2
1992/1993Tue 25 AugRochdale1 - 2Crewe 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,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Rochdale62311169
Crewe Alex.61237105

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

Sequence statistics:
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.