Rochdale face a trip to Macclesfield Town at Moss Rose on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2003, the Silkmen carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory 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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Oct||Rochdale||3 - 0||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Mon 12 Apr||Rochdale||1 - 2||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Tue 30 Sep||Macclesfield||2 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 03 May||Macclesfield||3 - 2||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 28 Sep||Rochdale||3 - 1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Macclesfield||0 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 1||Macclesfield||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Macclesfield Town are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Silkmen in those games, with 8 conceded.
Rochdale have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Dale's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Macclesfield are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 54 points from 32 games. Rochdale's 45 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Silkmen, as the Dale have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Macclesfield||Won 3 successive home games.|
13 games since last home draw.
Won their latest 4 matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
|Rochdale||Not won in previous 5 away matches.|
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.