FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Accrington Stanley 29 Jan 2011

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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Accrington Stanley fixture

Accrington S. face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Reds will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 21 and win only 7 of the 33 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2010, with Crewe Alex. annihilating their visitors 5 - 1 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

Crewe Alexandra are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the The Railwaymen in those games, with 5 conceded.

Accrington S. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The The Reds's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Crewe Alex. are holding the final promotion place in the Npower League Two, and have accumulated 41 points from the 26 games they have played so far. Accrington S. see themselves just below half way in the Npower League Two, showing a record of 31 points from their 24 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.640211712
Accrington S.63128910

FootyMad's prediction ...

Accrington S. have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Crewe Alex. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Won 4 successive home games.
8 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
Accrington S. 5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.