Crewe Alexandra 1-1 Rochdale – Its all even at Alexandra Stadium, after Crewe Alexandra draw 1-1 with Rochdale

Crewe Alexandra failed to secure all three points in front of the home crowd against Rochdale
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On Saturday, Crewe Alexandra and Rochdale were held to a 1-1 draw at Alexandra Stadium. Both Crewe Alexandra and Rochdale arrived on the back of wins. Crewe Alexandra were looking to pick up points after winning last match. Rochdale were coming from consecutive wins against Blackpool and Accrington Stanley. As the table looks today, Crewe Alexandra are currently 15th with 59 points from 44 matches, while Rochdale sit in 22nd, with 43 points from 44.

After an un-eventful first half, Crewe Alexandra fought back the second half, with Charlie Kirk giving Crewe Alexandra the lead, 90 minutes in. In the end though, their lead was short lived, as Matt Done equalised for Rochdale just before the final whistle. The final result, Crewe Alexandra 1, Rochdale 1.

For Crewe Alexandra, Ryan Wintle, Callum Ainley, Owen Dale and Omar Beckles, came on for Luke Murphy, Antony Evans, Chris Porter and Charlie Kirk. Rochdale replaced Stephen Humphrys, Matt Done, Kwadwo Baah and Conor Shaughnessy with Conor Grant, Stephen Dooley, Paul McShane and Oliver Rathbone.

There were bookings for Antony Evans from Crewe Alexandra. For Rochdale, Eoghan O’Connell saw yellow.

Crewe Alexandra will next travel to Bristol Rovers, while Rochdale will face Doncaster Rovers at home.

Technical card:
Crewe Alexandra: Luke Murphy (Ryan Wintle, min.30), Antony Evans (Callum Ainley, min.78), Chris Porter (Owen Dale, min.78) and Charlie Kirk (Omar Beckles, min.90)
Rochdale: Conor Grant (Stephen Humphrys, min.68), Stephen Dooley (Matt Done, min.69), Paul McShane (Kwadwo Baah, min.77), Oliver Rathbone (Conor Shaughnessy, min.85) and Eoghan O’Connell
Stadium: Alexandra Stadium
Goals: Charlie Kirk (1-0, min. 90) and Matt Done (1-1, min. 90)

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