VENUE: Crown Oil Arena
Rochdale lock horns with Rotherham United in match day twelve of the English League one both sides graving for glory in what is expected to be a nervy affair.
Rochdale will be counting on their twelfth man at their backyard to seal the maximum points against unpredictable Rotherham united side.
The hosts currently lie seventh in the English League one with eleven points from points from eleven matches played and their manager K. Hill will be keen to see his side turn in style to quickly climb the League One and rise from the downward spiral.
The home team will be keen to get back to winning ways after registering yet another frustrating 0-0 stalemate away to AFC Wimbeldon in their latest league one outing by registering comfortable home win.
Rotherham United travel to Manchester hoping to sneak away with the vital three points against a formidable Rochdale side.
The visitors currently lie eight in the league one standings with eighteen points from eleven league one matches played and a win in this could see them sneak to the top five position depending on other results in match day twelve.
The away side is buoyed by their recent 1-0 home win over Northampton Town in their latest league one encounter coming into the match.
Rochdale have registered mixed results in their last five matches managing two draws, two wins and suffered one defeat in other match and their manager would be particularly eager to get see his side get back to winning ways after two back to back barren stalemates in their latest match.
The visitors on the other hand have been in relatively decent form off late managing three victories but suffered two defeats in their latest five matches.
English striker Steve Davies would be relied upon by the hosts to deliver the goals upfront.
Veteran Republic of Ireland midfielder Lee Frecklington would be relied upon by visitors in terms of creativity and his eye for goal.
The hosts will be without striker Calvin Andrew due to suspension will the visitors will have the luxury to select from a full fit squad without suspensions.
Rochdale have won three of the last five matches between the two sides while Rotherham have sealed victories in the other two.
Rochdale probable line-up- Moore, Rafferty, McNulty, Williams, Ntilhe, Williams, Rathbone, Camps, Inman, Davies, Henderson
Rotherham probable line-up- Rodak, Mattock, Emmanuel, Ajayi, Ihiekwe, Vaulks, Frecklington, Potter, Newell, Moore, Proctor