FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Crewe Alexandra 17 Sep 2011

Footymad preview History of the Accrington Stanley v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Accrington Stanley prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 25 wins out of 35 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was less than a year ago, in February 2011, as the Reds squeezed past their rivals by a scoreline of 3-2 in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2010/2011 Tue 22 Mar Crewe Alex. 0 - 0 Accrington S. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 22 Feb Accrington S. 3-2 Crewe Alex. League Two
2009/2010 Sat 24 Apr Crewe Alex. 5 - 1 Accrington S. League Two
2009/2010 Fri 25 Sep Accrington S. 5 - 3 Crewe Alex. League Two
1992/1993 Sat 05 Dec Accrington S. 1 - 6 Crewe Alex. F.A. Cup
1960/1961 Sat 14 Jan Accrington S. 1 - 3 Crewe Alex. Fourth Division
1960/1961 Sat 03 Sep Crewe Alex. 0 - 1 Accrington S. Fourth Division

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Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Crewe Alexandra is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Railwaymen have conceded 9 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Accrington Stanley find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 10 points from their 8 matches.

Crewe Alexandra are currently lying in 20th place in npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 9 from their 8 matches played.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Accrington Stanley 6 2 3 1 8 9 9
Crewe Alexandra 6 3 1 2 7 5 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Attention punters! We see this as an opportunity for the Reds to get the show back on the road by taking all the three points available. Home Win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Accrington Stanley Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.
Drawn each of their last 2 games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crewe Alexandra Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.

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