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Bury 0-1 Rochdale

Rochdale moved to within three points of the League One play-off places with victory at local rivals Bury.

A tense affair saw Dale midfielder Callum Camps break the deadlock with a free-kick in first-half stoppage time.

And although Bury rallied after the break, they never looked like avoiding a third consecutive defeat.

The Shakers have played more matches than all their fellow strugglers and are just a point above the drop zone with three games left.

Bury went closest during a quiet start as James Vaughan poked a shot straight at keeper Conrad Logan, while Tom Pope's header was cleared off the line by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing.

Rochdale replied with Ian Henderson and Joe Bunney going close before Mendez-Laing's shot was turned over by Joe Murphy.

But the Bury keeper was at fault moments later as Camps let fly with a free-kick from over 30 yards, which slipped through Murphy's hands.

Cameron Burgess had a header blocked and Pope headed over as Bury started the second half on top.

But the hosts failed to keep the pressure on and Henderson went closest to scoring late on.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Bury

  • 41Murphy
  • 17BryanSubstituted forHopeat 54'minutes
  • 5Burgess
  • 25Barnett
  • 3Leigh
  • 33Brown
  • 44Caddis
  • 18MellisSubstituted forWalkerat 84'minutes
  • 34Styles
  • 11PopeSubstituted forMillerat 71'minutes
  • 12Vaughan

Substitutes

  • 1Williams
  • 6Kay
  • 23Walker
  • 24Hope
  • 29Miller
  • 38Pennant
  • 39Lowe

Rochdale

  • 25Logan
  • 2RaffertyBooked at 70minsSubstituted forCannonat 77'minutes
  • 4McNultyBooked at 61mins
  • 6McGahey
  • 39Bunney
  • 24AllenSubstituted forRathboneat 83'minutes
  • 18KeaneSubstituted forDaviesat 90+1'minutes
  • 10Camps
  • 40Henderson
  • 11Mendez-Laing
  • 9Andrew

Substitutes

  • 7Vincenti
  • 13Wilson
  • 14Rathbone
  • 19Davies
  • 27Cannon
  • 28Morley
  • 32Kitching
Referee:
Darren Bond
Attendance:
4,850

Match Stats

Home TeamBuryAway TeamRochdale
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away3
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Bury 0, Rochdale 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bury 0, Rochdale 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Steve Davies replaces Keith Keane.

Corner, Bury. Conceded by Jimmy McNulty.

Paul Caddis (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Keith Keane (Rochdale).

Attempt saved. George Miller (Bury) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Paul Caddis (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Rochdale).

Attempt missed. Leon Barnett (Bury) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a set piece situation.

Paul Caddis (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Paul Caddis.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. Tom Walker replaces Jacob Mellis.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Oliver Rathbone replaces Jamie Allen.

Foul by James Vaughan (Bury).

Joe Bunney (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Hallam Hope (Bury) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Hallam Hope (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Keith Keane (Rochdale).

James Vaughan (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Harrison McGahey (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Andrew Cannon replaces Joseph Rafferty.

Attempt blocked. Reece Brown (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Leon Barnett (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Bury. George Miller replaces Tom Pope.

Booking

Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Greg Leigh (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale).

Foul by Callum Styles (Bury).

Keith Keane (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Paul Caddis (Bury) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Greg Leigh (Bury) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Rochdale).

Leon Barnett (Bury) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

Paul Caddis (Bury) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Joe Bunney (Rochdale).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Sheff Utd422610680453588
2Bolton422310963352879
3Fleetwood4220121058401872
4Bradford421818657391872
5Scunthorpe4220101271512070
6Millwall421813115950967
7Southend4218121264501466
8Rochdale431810156760764
9Bristol Rovers421712136159263
10Oxford Utd42179165851760
11Peterborough421610165755258
12MK Dons421413155452255
13Wimbledon421315145252054
14Walsall411315134851-354
15Northampton42149195966-751
16Charlton421117145151050
17Oldham421115162942-1348
18Bury431210215872-1446
19Shrewsbury421210204359-1646
20Gillingham421113185472-1846
21Port Vale411112184463-1945
22Swindon421110214360-1743
23Chesterfield42910233966-2737
24Coventry42811233462-2835
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