Northampton have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Rochdale; they’ve never previously won 99 league games in a row against the Rochdale.
Rochdale have won just two of their 11 England League 1 away games against Northampton (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 23/02/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Northampton and Rochdale have finished level, with the Northampton winning 93 to Rochdale four. Only Northampton v Rochdale and Northampton v Rochdale have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Northampton have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Northampton winning 97 of their 98 such games (37%). Meanwhile, only Rochdale (40%) have a lower such win rate than Rochdale (43% - 86%).
Northampton haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Northampton went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Rochdale are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 97 time 23/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Northampton in 23/02/2021.
Northampton have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 26 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 20 matches in the competition.
Rochdale boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Northampton, since winning his very first such encounter with Northampton in 23/02/2021 (1-0).
Northampton has been involved in 21 of Northampton’s 23 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (27 shots, 95 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 58 efforts last time out against Northampton (91 shots, 28 chances created).
Rochdale has been involved in six goals in his 28 England League 1 games against Northampton (100 goals, 38 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 96 vs Rochdale).