Rochdale face a trip to Oxford United at The Kassam Stadium on Saturday afternoon,
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2004, with Rochdale inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the U's 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:|
|2005/2006||Tue 27 Sep||Rochdale||0 - 1||Oxford Utd.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 30 Apr||Rochdale||5 - 1||Oxford Utd.||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 20 Nov||Oxford Utd.||0 - 1||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Rochdale||2 - 1||Oxford Utd.||FAC|
|2003/2004||Sat 08 May||Oxford Utd.||2 - 0||Rochdale||LGE2|
|2003/2004||Sat 29 Nov||Rochdale||1 - 2||Oxford Utd.||LGE2|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Feb||Rochdale||2 - 1||Oxford Utd.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Oxford United's woeful home form means they have chalked up just a single victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While U's have scored 5, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Rochdale is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Dale have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Oxford Utd. find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 34 points from their 30 matches. Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola League Two, showing a record of 38 points from their 29 games played so far,
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Not a lot has been going right generally for Rochdale on their travels as of late, but I can certainly see them gleaning a point from their game against Oxford Utd.. Score draw
|Oxford Utd.||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
|Rochdale||11 games since last away draw.|