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Rochdale 2-2 Crewe Alexandra

Marcus Haber
Crewe forward Marcus Haber has scored six goals this season

Rochdale and Crewe Alexandra shared a point in a match where all four goals were scored in the opening 27 minutes.

Rhys Bennett gave Dale the lead when he nodded Nathaniel Mendez-Laing's cross before Joe Bunney doubled when he latched onto Ian Henderson's delivery.

Marcus Haber tapped in Crewe's first thanks to a smart headed lay-off from Ben Nugent.

Ryan Seager put Alex level thanks to Brad Inman's cut-back but neither side could find a winning goal.

Line-ups

Rochdale

  • 1Lillis
  • 2Rafferty
  • 6Lancashire
  • 5Eastham
  • 4McNulty
  • 3BennettSubstituted forSyersat 61'minutes
  • 8LundBooked at 45mins
  • 25RoseBooked at 45mins
  • 39BunneySubstituted forVincentiat 77'minutes
  • 40Henderson
  • 19Mendez-LaingSubstituted forNoble-Lazarusat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Vincenti
  • 10Alessandra
  • 11Noble-Lazarus
  • 15Canavan
  • 23Collis
  • 29Syers
  • 33Kennedy

Crewe

  • 1Garratt
  • 2Turton
  • 29Ajayi
  • 6Nugent
  • 3Guthrie
  • 10Inman
  • 20Jones
  • 15Fox
  • 41BakayogoBooked at 45mins
  • 33SeagerSubstituted forSaundersat 37'minutesSubstituted forKirkat 88'minutes
  • 9Haber

Substitutes

  • 13Richards
  • 14Saunders
  • 19Baillie
  • 23Ng
  • 25Ainley
  • 31Kirk
  • 32Howell
Referee:
Eddie Ilderton
Attendance:
1,985

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamCrewe
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home10
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away0
Fouls
Home12
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Rochdale 2, Crewe Alexandra 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rochdale 2, Crewe Alexandra 2.

Attempt missed. David Syers (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Crewe Alexandra. Charlie Kirk replaces Callum Saunders.

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

Foul by Semi Ajayi (Crewe Alexandra).

Jimmy McNulty (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by David Fox (Crewe Alexandra).

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

Foul by Oliver Turton (Crewe Alexandra).

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Peter Vincenti replaces Joe Bunney.

Hand ball by James Jones (Crewe Alexandra).

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

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

Foul by David Fox (Crewe Alexandra).

Attempt saved. Reuben Noble-Lazarus (Rochdale) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

Semi Ajayi (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. David Syers replaces Rhys Bennett.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Reuben Noble-Lazarus replaces Nathaniel Mendez-Laing.

Foul by Rhys Bennett (Rochdale).

Callum Saunders (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Joe Bunney (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Oliver Lancashire (Rochdale).

Callum Saunders (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Saunders (Crewe Alexandra).

Attempt missed. Marcus Haber (Crewe Alexandra) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Oliver Lancashire (Rochdale).

Callum Saunders (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Second Half

Second Half begins Rochdale 2, Crewe Alexandra 2.

Half Time

First Half ends, Rochdale 2, Crewe Alexandra 2.

Attempt missed. Matthew Lund (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Michael Rose (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Matthew Lund (Rochdale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Zoumana Bakayogo (Crewe Alexandra) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Michael Rose (Rochdale).

Jon Guthrie (Crewe Alexandra) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Nathaniel Mendez-Laing (Rochdale) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton30203741241763
2Gillingham31177757372058
3Walsall30169548311757
4Wigan311511550292156
5Coventry311410755332252
6Millwall31155114840850
7Southend31138104138347
8Bradford3013893532347
9Sheff Utd31129104642445
10Port Vale32129113536-145
11Peterborough30135125445944
12Scunthorpe30135123637-144
13Barnsley30133144944542
14Bury30117123749-1240
15Swindon31116144648-239
16Rochdale30108123942-338
17Doncaster3099123540-536
18Blackpool3197153038-834
19Shrewsbury3196163751-1433
20Chesterfield3194183951-1231
21Fleetwood2979133437-330
22Crewe31610153353-2028
23Oldham29414112740-1326
24Colchester3158183873-3523
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