FM Preview: Sheffield Wednesday v Rochdale 06 Aug 2011

Last updated : 05 August 2011 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Sheffield Wednesday v Rochdale fixture

Sheffield Wednesday prepare to entertain Rochdale at Hillsborough on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the The Owls.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Hillsborough was less than a year ago, in November 2010, with Sheffield Wednesday running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Sat 12 Feb Rochdale 2 - 1 Sheff. Wed. League One
2010/2011 Sat 13 Nov Sheff. Wed. 2-0 Rochdale League One
2009/2010 Tue 11 Aug Sheff. Wed. 3 - 0 Rochdale League Cup
2002/2003 Wed 11 Sep Sheff. Wed. 1 - 0 Rochdale League Cup

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Recent respective form guides

Sheffield Wednesday are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 13 goals have been scored by the The Owls in those games, with 7 conceded.

Rochdale's away form is equally impressive, picking up four victories from the last six. The Dale's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 8 goals for and 6 against.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Sheffield Wednesday 6 2 2 2 8 7 8
Rochdale 6 2 1 3 9 10 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Hillsborough for the The Owls and the Madmen are unable to see past Rochdale claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Sheffield Wednesday 10 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Rochdale 8 games since last away draw.

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