FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 10 September 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Derby County fixture

Derby County face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Sunday afternoon,

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, with Derby County inflicting a narrow 1 - 2 defeat upon the The Railwaymen in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Tue 05 AprCrewe Alex.1 - 2Derby CountyCHMP
2004/2005Sat 28 AugDerby County2 - 4Crewe Alex.CHMP
2003/2004Wed 03 MarDerby County0 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2003/2004Sat 18 OctCrewe Alex.3 - 0Derby CountyCHMP
1985/1986Sat 16 NovDerby County5 - 1Crewe Alex.FAC
1956/1957Sat 26 JanDerby County4 - 0Crewe Alex.D3N
1956/1957Sat 05 JanCrewe Alex.2 - 5Derby CountyD3N

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Railwaymen have scored 8, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Derby County have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Rams have hit 7 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crewe Alex. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 6 points from their 6 matches. Derby County's 9 points from 6 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.60337153
Derby County6222878

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Rams out on the road recently, yet the Madmen can see a turn around in fortunes as they battle to a victory in a closely fought contest at Crewe Alex.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 6 most recent games.
Derby County Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.