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Rochdale 1-2 Fleetwood Town

Antoni Sarcevic

Fleetwood gained an important three points with a narrow win over promotion rivals Rochdale.

Antoni Sarcevic put the away side ahead from the spot with a controversial penalty after Rhys Bennett was adjudged to have fouled Charlie Taylor.

Scott Hogan equalised for the hosts when he turned the ball in from close range following a corner.

Fleetwood's winner came late on, with Mark Roberts on hand to score after Nathan Pond's header hit the post.

Line-ups

Rochdale

  • 1Lillis
  • 3Bennett
  • 25Rose
  • 8TutteSubstituted forCavanaghat 90'minutes
  • 5Eastham
  • 22O'Connell
  • 7VincentiSubstituted forBunneyat 81'minutes
  • 38Dicker
  • 11Hogan
  • 16DoneSubstituted forMolyneuxat 62'minutesBooked at 85mins
  • 40Henderson

Substitutes

  • 2Rafferty
  • 4Cavanagh
  • 6Lancashire
  • 19Molyneux
  • 21Thomson
  • 29Cummins
  • 39Bunney

Fleetwood

  • 1Davies
  • 15McLaughlin
  • 20Taylor
  • 11Hughes
  • 5Roberts
  • 6Pond
  • 7EvansSubstituted forMurdochat 81'minutes
  • 8Schumacher
  • 34TysonSubstituted forCarrat 61'minutes
  • 18Sarcevic
  • 17BlairSubstituted forBrownat 61'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Murdoch
  • 12Brown
  • 14Hogan
  • 16Cresswell
  • 29Dieseruvwe
  • 32Carr
  • 40Eve
Referee:
Richard Clark
Attendance:
2,698

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamFleetwood
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home7
Away9
Shots on Target
Home1
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home8
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Rochdale 1, Fleetwood Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rochdale 1, Fleetwood Town 2.

Jack O'Connell (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Daniel Carr (Fleetwood Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Peter Cavanagh replaces Andrew Tutte.

Michael Rose (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Junior Brown (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt missed. Stewart Murdoch (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

Booking

Lee Molyneux (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Lee Molyneux (Rochdale).

Charlie Taylor (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

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

Foul by Stewart Murdoch (Fleetwood Town).

Goal!

Goal! Rochdale 1, Fleetwood Town 2. Mark Roberts (Fleetwood Town) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

Nathan Pond (Fleetwood Town) hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box.

Foul by Andrew Tutte (Rochdale).

Junior Brown (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Nathan Pond.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Joe Bunney replaces Peter Vincenti.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Stewart Murdoch replaces Gareth Evans.

Michael Rose (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town).

Attempt missed. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Peter Vincenti.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Lee Molyneux replaces Matt Done.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Junior Brown replaces Matty Blair.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Daniel Carr replaces Nathan Tyson.

Attempt missed. Ashley Eastham (Rochdale) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Matty Blair.

Peter Vincenti (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jeff Hughes (Fleetwood Town).

Rhys Bennett (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gareth Evans (Fleetwood Town).

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Mark Roberts.

Attempt missed. Andrew Tutte (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right following a corner.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Conor McLaughlin.

goal

As It Stood

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