FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Accrington Stanley 04 Feb 2012

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Last updated : 03 February 2012

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington Stanley face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Reds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 7 of the 34 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in March 2011, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Sep Accrington S. 0 - 2 Crewe Alex. League Two
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

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Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 10 to 9.

The Reds have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in their last six, consisting of three wins and three draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 8 goals for the Reds, and 8 goals against.

Crewe Alexandra's 39 points from 28 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

Accrington Stanley lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 43 from their 28 games so far.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 4 0 2 13 8 12
Accrington Stanley 6 3 2 1 11 7 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Reds's decent recent efforts out on the road should see them narrowly take the spoils from the match with Crewe Alexandra, believes the FootyMad team. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra 4 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Accrington Stanley Undefeated in last 6 away games.

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Accrington Stanley Match Reports

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