FM Preview: Accrington Stanley v Crewe Alexandra 26 Dec 2010

Last updated : 25 December 2010 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Accrington Stanley v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Accrington S. prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Fraser Eagle Stadium on Sunday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 24 wins out of 34 previous matches.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Fraser Eagle Stadium was just last season, in September 2009, when they eased past their opponents in a high-scoring 5-3 thriller, in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 24 AprCrewe Alex.5 - 1Accrington S.LGE2
2009/2010Fri 25 SepAccrington S.5-3Crewe Alex.LGE2
1992/1993Sat 05 DecAccrington S.1 - 6Crewe Alex.FAC
1960/1961Sat 14 JanAccrington S.1 - 3Crewe Alex.LGE2
1960/1961Sat 03 SepCrewe Alex.0 - 1Accrington S.LGE2
1957/1958Thu 26 DecAccrington S.2 - 0Crewe Alex.D3N
1957/1958Wed 25 DecCrewe Alex.4 - 1Accrington S.D3N

Recent respective form guides

Accrington Stanley are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 18 goals have been scored by the The Reds in those games, with 13 conceded.

Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The The Railwaymen's have scored 11 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 12.

Accrington S. are currently lying in 19th place in Npower League Two having mustered a points tally of 21 from their 19 matches played. Crewe Alex. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Npower League Two, picking up 26 from their 19 games so far.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Accrington S.6222678
Crewe Alex.621310117

FootyMad's prediction ...

The Reds go into their game against Crewe Alex. in confident mood, but FootyMad sees them coming down to earth, with the visitors narrowly taking all three points. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Accrington S. 7 games since last home draw.
Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. Undefeated in last 3 away games.