Rochdale face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 18 games played, Dale have recorded 4 wins, and Southend have come away with 9 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in January 2003, the Shrimpers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a League Division Three match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 18 Jan||Southend||1 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|2002/2003||Sat 31 Aug||Rochdale||1 - 2||Southend||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 09 Mar||Southend||0 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|2001/2002||Sat 15 Dec||Rochdale||0 - 1||Southend||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 03 Mar||Southend||3 - 0||Rochdale||LD3|
|2000/2001||Sat 30 Sep||Rochdale||0 - 1||Southend||LD3|
|1999/2000||Sat 15 Jan||Southend||3 - 3||Rochdale||LD3|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Shrimpers have scored 6, a worringly large 10 have been leaked at the other end.
Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Dale have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Southend are stuck down in the relegation zone of Nationwide League Division Three with a return of just 15 points from their 18 games thus far. Rochdale find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 20 points from their 18 matches.
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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 Southend. Score draw
|Southend||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Rochdale||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.