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Yeovil Town 0-3 Rochdale

Ian Henderson
Henderson's brace took his tally to seven goals for the season

Rochdale secured back-to-back wins with a comfortable victory over struggling Yeovil Town.

Jack O'Connell put Dale in front, heading in unmarked past goalkeeper Artur Krysiak.

Ian Henderson doubled the lead from close range following poor defending, before Conrad Logan saved well from Jordy Hiwula.

Henderson wrapped up the win with his seventh goal of the campaign, heading in at the far post.

Defeat left Yeovil languishing in 22nd place, while Rochdale moved up to eighth.

Yeovil Town manager Gary Johnson told BBC Somerset:

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Johnson on Yeovil v Rochdale

"It's always a low when you get beat like that, it wasn't a very good performance.

"Unfortunately we seem to have a weak group at the moment - that get weaker instead of stronger in adversity. We have got to look at that as a staff and we have got to liven a few up as and when we can.

"We are down there and we have to find the players that are going get us out and keep us out of the relegation zone as fast as we can."

Rochdale manager Keith Hill told BBC Radio Manchester:

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Hill on Yeovil v Rochdale

"I think the game was too open in the first half.

"We did create a lot of opportunities and found ourselves two goals up pretty quickly.

"There seemed to be too much of an urgency to get more goals which, for me, left us a little bit vulnerable."

Line-ups

Yeovil

  • 12Krysiak
  • 6SokolikSubstituted forLeitch-Smithat 45'minutes
  • 24Inniss
  • 20Nugent
  • 19Davis
  • 7DawsonBooked at 76mins
  • 4Edwards
  • 23GillettBooked at 85mins
  • 16RalphSubstituted forFoleyat 19'minutes
  • 9HayterSubstituted forSmithat 69'minutes
  • 25Hiwula-Mayifuila

Substitutes

  • 1Weale
  • 2Moloney
  • 3Smith
  • 8Berrett
  • 10Leitch-Smith
  • 11Foley
  • 15Ofori-Twumasi

Rochdale

  • 22Logan
  • 3Bennett
  • 5Eastham
  • 29O'Connell
  • 25Rose
  • 17Tanser
  • 8Lund
  • 24AllenSubstituted forAndrewat 66'minutes
  • 12Dawson
  • 40Henderson
  • 16DoneSubstituted forBunneyat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Rafferty
  • 6Lancashire
  • 9Andrew
  • 14Hery
  • 18Muldoon
  • 21Musangu
  • 39Bunney
Referee:
Pat Miller
Attendance:
3,601

Match Stats

Home TeamYeovilAway TeamRochdale
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away9
Corners
Home3
Away7
Fouls
Home17
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Yeovil Town 0, Rochdale 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Yeovil Town 0, Rochdale 3.

Foul by A-Jay Leitch-Smith (Yeovil Town).

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

A-Jay Leitch-Smith (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack O'Connell (Rochdale).

Foul by Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town).

Matthew Lund (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town).

Stephen Dawson (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Sam Foley (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Booking

Simon Gillett (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Simon Gillett (Yeovil Town).

Ian Henderson (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Stephen Dawson (Rochdale).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Joe Bunney replaces Matt Done.

Attempt missed. Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matt Done (Rochdale).

Corner, Yeovil Town. Conceded by Ashley Eastham.

Foul by Nathan Smith (Yeovil Town).

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

Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

Booking

Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town) is shown the yellow card.

Matthew Lund (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kevin Dawson (Yeovil Town).

Attempt missed. Simon Gillett (Yeovil Town) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Matthew Lund (Rochdale).

Attempt saved. Michael Rose (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Joe Edwards (Yeovil Town).

Scott Tanser (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Yeovil Town. Nathan Smith replaces James Hayter.

Foul by Liam Davis (Yeovil Town).

Stephen Dawson (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Calvin Andrew replaces Jamie Allen.

Foul by Jordy Hiwula-Mayifuila (Yeovil Town).

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City1596032171533
2Preston1384126131328
3Notts County147522112926
4Peterborough158252417726
5Sheff Utd148242218426
6Oldham156722317625
7MK Dons1373327151224
8Rochdale1472526151123
9Swindon1365227171023
10Chesterfield145452321219
11Fleetwood155461716119
12Bradford155461920-119
13Crawley155371424-1018
14Colchester154562122-117
15Barnsley144462224-216
16Port Vale154472023-316
17Coventry154471825-716
18Leyton Orient143651518-315
19Walsall153661215-315
20Doncaster134361220-815
21Gillingham153571421-714
22Yeovil153481226-1413
23Crewe1541101231-1913
24Scunthorpe153391729-1212
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