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Rochdale 4-0 Crewe Alexandra

Ian Henderson and Joe Bunney scored two goals each as Rochdale kept Crewe in relegation danger.

Jamie Ness missed a one-on-one for the visitors, who went behind when Henderson converted from the spot after Bradden Inman fouled Joe Rafferty.

Henderson teed up the second for Bunney before slotting in another penalty, this time Jon Guthrie felling Bunney.

And Bunney added a fourth from Jamie Allen's pass to leave Crewe four points above the drop zone.

Dale's play-off hopes remain alive meanwhile, with the Spotland side five points off the top six.

Line-ups

Rochdale

  • 19Jones
  • 2RaffertySubstituted forTanserat 60'minutes
  • 5Eastham
  • 22O'Connell
  • 33Kennedy
  • 3BennettBooked at 29mins
  • 25Rose
  • 24Allen
  • 7Vincenti
  • 40Henderson
  • 39Bunney

Substitutes

  • 1Lillis
  • 10Brandy
  • 11Noble-Lazarus
  • 14Héry
  • 17Tanser
  • 26Logan
  • 31Bell

Crewe

  • 44Rachubka
  • 33Stewart
  • 5Ray
  • 4DavisBooked at 26mins
  • 3Guthrie
  • 42Grant
  • 20JonesSubstituted forHaberat 45'minutes
  • 7TurtonSubstituted forAtkinsonat 78'minutes
  • 28Ness
  • 10InmanSubstituted forWatersat 81'minutes
  • 35Ajose

Substitutes

  • 8Atkinson
  • 11Cooper
  • 14Saunders
  • 17Waters
  • 19Baillie
  • 24Leigh
  • 25Haber
Referee:
Paul Tierney
Attendance:
1,954

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home17
Away4
Shots on Target
Home10
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home11
Away18

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Rochdale 4, Crewe Alexandra 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Rochdale 4, Crewe Alexandra 0.

  3. Post update

    Rhys Bennett (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Marcus Haber (Crewe Alexandra).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Michael Rose (Rochdale).

  6. Post update

    Marcus Haber (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Nicky Ajose (Crewe Alexandra) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the left.

  9. Post update

    Hand ball by Joe Bunney (Rochdale).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Billy Waters replaces Bradden Inman.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Rochdale 4, Crewe Alexandra 0. Joe Bunney (Rochdale) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jamie Allen.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Chris Atkinson replaces Oliver Turton.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Rochdale 3, Crewe Alexandra 0. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  14. Post update

    Penalty Rochdale. Joe Bunney draws a foul in the penalty area.

  15. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Jon Guthrie (Crewe Alexandra) after a foul in the penalty area.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Marcus Haber (Crewe Alexandra).

  17. Post update

    Rhys Bennett (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Allen (Rochdale).

  19. Post update

    Anthony Stewart (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  20. Post update

    Attempt saved. Joe Bunney (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bristol City34227565313473
2Preston33189653302363
3MK Dons34188868353362
4Swindon34187959382161
5Sheff Utd33158104739853
6Doncaster341310114342149
7Chesterfield34139124945448
8Bradford33139114238448
9Peterborough34145154244-247
10Barnsley34145154448-447
11Oldham331210114248-646
12Gillingham34129134950-145
13Port Vale34136154246-445
14Fleetwood34129133438-445
15Rochdale321351456431344
16Walsall341111123436-244
17Scunthorpe33119134650-442
18Notts County33118143440-641
19Crewe34116173259-2739
20Coventry33812133445-1136
21Leyton Orient3398164451-735
22Colchester3497183956-1734
23Crawley34810163558-2334
24Yeovil3479182649-2330
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