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History of the Rochdale v Swansea City fixture

Rochdale prepare to entertain Swansea City at Spotland on Saturday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. It couldn't be much closer,Dale having the edge 7 games to 6.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Spotland was less than a year ago, in April 2003, with Swansea inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Dale in a League Division Three match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 26 AprRochdale1-2SwanseaLD3
2002/2003Sat 05 OctSwansea1 - 1RochdaleLD3
2001/2002Sat 26 JanRochdale2 - 0SwanseaLD3
2001/2002Tue 09 OctSwansea0 - 1RochdaleLD3
1999/2000Fri 22 OctSwansea1 - 0RochdaleLD3
1999/2000Sat 25 SepRochdale0 - 0SwanseaLD3
1998/1999Sat 01 MayRochdale0 - 3SwanseaLD3

Recent respective form guides

Rochdale are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 10 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Swansea have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Swans have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Rochdale see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division Three, showing a record of 20 points from their 15 games played so far, Swansea are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 27 points from 15 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP

FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Rochdale's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Swansea. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Rochdale No sequences of note
Swansea No win in the 2 most recent games.