FM Preview: Aldershot Town v Rochdale 15 Dec 2012

Footymad preview History of the Aldershot Town v Rochdale fixture

Aldershot Town prepare to entertain Rochdale at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Shots are clearly on top, having won 15 and lost only 4 of the 27 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was just last season, in September 2011, the Shots carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Cup match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Tue 20 Sep Aldershot Tn. 2-1 Rochdale League Cup
2009/2010 Tue 19 Jan Aldershot Tn. 1 - 1 Rochdale League Two
2009/2010 Sat 15 Aug Rochdale 1 - 0 Aldershot Tn. League Two
2008/2009 Sat 31 Jan Aldershot Tn. 2 - 4 Rochdale League Two
2008/2009 Sat 25 Oct Rochdale 3 - 1 Aldershot Tn. League Two
1990/1991 Sat 19 Jan Aldershot Tn. 2 - 2 Rochdale Fourth Division
1990/1991 Sat 25 Aug Rochdale 4 - 0 Aldershot Tn. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Aldershot Town's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Shots have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Rochdale's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The Dale's have scored 10 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Aldershot Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 18 points from 21 matches.

Rochdale's 30 points from 21 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Aldershot Town 6 2 2 2 7 9 8
Rochdale 6 2 0 4 9 12 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Recreation Ground for the Shots and the Madmen are unable to see past Rochdale claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Aldershot Town Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Rochdale An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.

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