ROCHDALE. Rochdale and Swindon Town played a scintillating incredible match before drawing 4-4.
The match was played at the Crown Oil Arena stadium in Rochdale on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Bobby Madden who was helped by Stephen Wade and Peter Gooch. The 4th official was Oliver Bickle. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.8 degrees Celsius or 53.29 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.
- 48 Ball Possession 52
- 18 Total 17
- 8 On Target 8
- 8 Off Target 6
- 2 Shots blocked 3
- 126 Attack 95
- 45 Dangerous attack 39
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 6 Corners 5
- 11 Total 7
- 2 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Rochdale was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Swindon Town that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Rochdale was putting more pressure with 45 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 8 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Rochdale to win the match.
Rochdale shot 18 times, 8 on target, 8 off target. Talking about the opposition, Swindon Town shot 16 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
Rochdale received 2 yellow cards (O. Dodgson and Toby Mullarkey). Regarding the opposition, Swindon Town received 1 yellow card (Tom Clayton).
After this match, Rochdale will have 26 points to hold in the 24th place. On the other side, Swindon Town will have 51 points to remain in the 11th place.
In the next match in the League Two, Rochdale will host Tranmere Rovers on the 18th of April with a 4-2 head to head in favor of Rochdale (3 draws).
Swindon Town will host Bradford City on the 18th of April with a 6-5 head to head stats in favor of Swindon Town (6 draws).
Rochdale – Formation
Rochdale started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Jim Bentley decided to play with the following team: Devante Rodney, Richard O’Donnell, Ethan Ebanks-Landell, Max Edward Taylor, Owen Dodgson, Jimmy Keohane, Danny Lloyd, Tobias Mullarkey, Ethan Brierley, Abraham Odoh and Scott Quigley.
The home team had on the bench: Toumani Diagouraga, D’Mani Bughail-Mellor, Femi Seriki, Liam Kelly, Rhys Bennett, Ian Henderson and Jake Eastwood.
Rochdale could not rely on the presence of D’Mani Mellor (injured).
Rochdale made 4 changes: Scott Quigley for Ian Henderson (61′), Devante Rodney for D’Mani Bughail-Mellor (69′), O. Dodgson for Femi Seriki (85′) and Jimmy Keohane for Liam Kelly (85′).
Swindon Town – Formation
Swindon Town started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Jody Morris played with: Solomon Brynn, Tom Brewitt, Thomas Clayton, Marcel Lavinier, Remeao Hutton, Jonathan Williams, George McEachran, Ronan Darcy, Charlie Austin, Rushian Hepburn-Murphy and Jacob Wakeling.
These were the players on the bench: Tomi Adeloye, Jack Copland, Luke Jephcott, D. Kadji, Harrison Minturn, Tyrese Shade and Jake Cain.
Swindon Town made 5 changes: George McEachran for Jake Cain (35′), Rushian Hepburn-Murphy for Tyrese Shade (68′), Marcel Lavinier for Harrison Minturn (68′), Jonathan Williams for Luke Jephcott (69′) and Jacob Wakeling for Dylan Kadji (86′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League Two.
- Bradford City – Hartlepool United – 2-2
- Tranmere Rovers – Newport County – 1-3
- Walsall – Gillingham – 2-0
- Stockport County – Mansfield Town – 1-1
- Salford City – Doncaster Rovers – 3-1
- Rochdale – Swindon Town – 4-4
- Northampton Town – Crewe Alexandra – 1-0
- Leyton Orient – Colchester United – 2-2
- Harrogate Town – Barrow – 1-0
- Carlisle United – Stevenage – 0-0
- AFC Wimbledon – Crawley Town – 0-1