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Dale see off stubborn Daggers: Match Review

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Rochdale restored their five-point advantage at the top of League Two as late goals from Gary Jones and Chris O'Grady secured a 3-1 victory over Dagenham & Redbridge at Spotland.

Dagenham provided stubborn opposition for the table-toppers and looked to have done enough to give boss John Still a pick-me-up as he missed the trip north due to illness.

But Jones picked up a loose ball in a central position 25 yards from goal and thumped it past Tony Roberts to settle home nerves and O'Grady added the gloss with a third in time added on.

Dale started well and took the lead after nine minutes when Jones' drive was parried away by Roberts but fell invitingly to Temitope Obadeyi, who netted his first goal for the club since signing on loan from Bolton.

But Dale's positive start was cancelled out within a minute as Nathan Stanton was caught in possession by Jon Nurse and he raced to the byline before crossing for Josh Scott to slide home from close range.

Scott went close to a second after the break, Frank Fielding saving well, while Chris Dagnall fired over for the top for Rochdale before Jones and O'Grady netted.

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Josh Scott
Temitope Obadeyi
Dagenham & Redbridge
Football
Chris Dagnall
Bolton Wanderers
Nathan Stanton
Jon Nurse
Tony Roberts
Chris O'Grady
Gary Jones
League Two
Rochdale
Frank Fielding

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