Sky Bet League Two: Plymouth Argyle v Rochdale
Home Park, Saturday 24th August, 3pm kick-off
Rochdale are on the road this weekend as they head to Home Park to face Plymouth Argyle.
The team set off on the 600 mile round trip to Devon this morning in preparation for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two fixture.
The match is the first of two consecutive away games for Dale, with a trip to Oxford United the following week.
Rochdale head into the encounter on the back of last Saturday’s entertaining 2-2 draw with Chesterfield, while the Pilgrims got off the mark with a 3-1 win away at Cheltenham Town.
Peter Cavanagh will again be missing for Keith Hill’s side as he serves the second match of his three game ban.
Referee: Brendan Malone
Assistant referees: Stephen Finch and Adrian Tranter
Fourth official: David Benton
LAST MEETING AT HOME PARK
October 20th 2012: Plymouth Argyle 3-1Rochdale
Rochdale fell to their first defeat on the road in five matches after going down 3-1 against Plymouth Argyle at Home Park.
Dale had gone into the match against the Pligrims after wins at AFC Wimbledon, Rotherham, Gillingham and Accrington Stanley.
Plymouth stunned Rochdale with two goals inside seven minutes, the first of which came from the penalty spot, before Andres Gurrieri netted from open play.
Dele Adebola gave Dale a lifeline on 76 minutes, but Madjo netted his second from the spot deep in stoppage time to seal the three points for the Home Park side.
Admission prices for the match at Home Park can be found HERE.
You can listen to Manager Keith Hill’s pre-match interview HERE.