FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2006 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Derby County v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Derby County prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Pride Park on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 5 games played, Rams have recorded 2 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 1 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Pride Park was just last season, in August 2004, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a Championship match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sun 11 SepCrewe Alex.1 - 1Derby CountyCHMP
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

Recent respective form guides

Derby County have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A generous 8 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

The away form of Crewe Alex. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the The Railwaymen have hit 4 goals, 14 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Derby County find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 29 points from their 28 matches. Crewe Alex. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 28 games have yielded only 22 points.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Derby County6132686
Crewe Alex.60338133

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Rams's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Crewe Alex.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Derby County Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Crewe Alex. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 6 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 11 most recent games.