The Youth Team were beaten 4-2 by Accrington Stanley in the Youth Alliance Cup on Saturday.
Braden Edghill's flick on following a Dale cross fell to Kevin Dos Santos who headed home to give Dale one of their goals.
Some good work from Mateus Mane down Dale's right-hand side led to Oscar Kelly's goal, he finished easily beyond the Accrington 'keeper for Dale's second.
DALE XI |Nicholson, Ayub, Dos Santos, Edghill, Horne, Edwards, Dunlop, Clift (57' Mann), Mane, Ehimamiegho, Kelly.
Unused Subs |Burgess, Bispo Martinez.