Rochdale face a trip to Morecambe at Christie Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The only previous meeting between the two sides yielded a draw.
The only previous meeting between Morecambe and Rochdale at was less than a year ago, in October 2007, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1 - 1 final scoreline in a League Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Rochdale||1 - 0||Morecambe||LGE2|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Morecambe||1 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Morecambe's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Shrimps have scored 7, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. The Dale's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Morecambe find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 8 points from their 10 matches. Rochdale's 13 points from 10 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Nothing appears to be going right for the Dale out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Morecambe. Away win
|Morecambe||Drawn last 2 games at home.|
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
|Rochdale||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.