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Rochdale line up against visiting club Swindon Town at Crown Oil Arena in this League One clash on Tuesday.
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Rochdale enter this match after a 0-0 League One stalemate vs Ipswich Town.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Rochdale have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that The Dale have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 10 goals in the process. Let’s see whether or not that trend can be continued on into this next match.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Rochdale:
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 17 league matches. It's just so sad.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Burton Albion in League One competition, Swindon Town and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only name on the scoresheet from Swindon Town was Jack Payne (35'). Tom Hamer (26') and John Brayford (83') scored for Burton Albion.
In the course of their six previous matches, John Sheridan's Swindon Town have converted 6 times thus yielding them a goals per game average of 1.
Coming into this clash, Swindon Town have not beaten Rochdale when they've played them away from home in the last 2 league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 14/04/2015 shows that Rochdale have won 1 of these games and Swindon Town 4, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 24 in all at an average of 4 goals per match.
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was League One match day 1 on 12/09/2020 which ended up with the score at Swindon Town 3-1 Rochdale.
The match was refereed by Alan Young.
Team News: Rochdale
Rochdale manager Brian Barry-Murphy does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash owing to a completely healthy group ready to go.
Team News: Swindon Town
With a fully injury-free group available for selection, Swindon Town manager John Sheridan has no fitness worries to speak of before this game.
Our assessment is that Swindon Town and Rochdale are both capable of scoring here.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. That is why we are leaning toward a hard-fought 1-1 score draw at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Crown Oil Arena (10,249)
Captain: Eoghan O'Connell
Chairman: Andrew Kilpatrick
Manager: Brian Barry-Murphy
Competitions: League One position 24
⭐ Key Player: Stephen Humphrys
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Stephen Humphrys was born in Oldham, England. Having made a first senior appearance for Fulham in the 2016 - 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has scored a sum of 9 league goals in the League One 2020 - 2021 season so far in 25 appearances.