Ahead of Saturday’s League One fixture v Oxford United at the Crown Oil Arena, we take a look back at a previous meeting there between the two sides.
Dale were 3-0 winners over the U’s on Saturday 1st March 2014, thanks to a Scott Hogan hat-trick, albeit with a little help from Peter Vincenti.
Hogan claimed a touch on the line from a Vincenti header, which was destined for the back of the net, to open the scoring on half-time.
Five minutes after the break, he took on a number of men before beating the goalkeeper to add a second, and netted his third on the turn from eight-yards shortly after the hour mark to claim the three points for Rochdale, moving Keith Hill’s side to within a point of top spot in the Sky Bet League Two table.
Dale XI: Lillis, Rafferty, Lancashire, O’Connell, Done, Cavanagh, Rose, Allen, Vincenti, Henderson, Hogan.
Subs: Thomson, Eastham, Kennedy, Donnelly, Gray, Porter, Bunney.
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