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History of the Macclesfield Town v Rochdale fixture

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 February 2009, with Rochdale inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Silkmen 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:
2009/2010Sat 05 DecRochdale3 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2008/2009Sat 14 FebMacclesfield0 - 1RochdaleLGE2
2008/2009Sat 15 NovRochdale1 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2007/2008Sat 29 DecMacclesfield2 - 2RochdaleLGE2
2007/2008Sat 22 SepRochdale1 - 1MacclesfieldLGE2
2006/2007Sat 21 AprRochdale5 - 0MacclesfieldLGE2
2006/2007Tue 05 DecMacclesfield1 - 0RochdaleLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Macclesfield Town are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 7.

The away form of Rochdale however, is much more impressive, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. Those games have seen the Dale pummel 13 goals, and let in 6.

Macclesfield are currently lying in 20th place in Coca-Cola League Two having mustered a points tally of 32 from their 30 matches played. Rochdale are leading the way in the Coca-Cola League Two, with their 31 games giving them a return of 62 points.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Macclesfield6042574
Rochdale631210610

FootyMad's prediction ...

Dale have been performing with great credit on their travels, and the Madmen see no reason why they should not return from Moss Rose with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Macclesfield Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Rochdale Last drawn game 5 outings ago.