FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 28 October 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Crystal Palace fixture

Crystal Palace face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 4 of the 9 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was two seasons ago, in April 2004, with Crystal Palace inflicting a narrow 2 - 3 defeat upon the The Railwaymen in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 24 AprCrewe Alex.2 - 3Crystal PalaceCHMP
2003/2004Tue 09 DecCrystal Palace1 - 3Crewe Alex.CHMP
2001/2002Sun 07 AprCrewe Alex.0 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP
2001/2002Sat 17 NovCrystal Palace4 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 31 MarCrystal Palace1 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 16 DecCrewe Alex.1 - 1Crystal PalaceCHMP
1999/2000Sat 04 DecCrewe Alex.2 - 0Crystal PalaceCHMP

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have only collected 1 win and 3 draws from the last six home games played. While The Railwaymen have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Crystal Palace's away form is none too clever either, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. The Eagles's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 9 against.

Crewe Alex. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 12 points from their 15 games thus far. Crystal Palace's total of 23 points from their 14 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca Cola Championship.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.61145154
Crystal Palace650113415

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Eagles of late away from home, but your FootyMad panel sees things improving, starting here at The Alexandra Stadium with Crystal Palace coasting to victory. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex.Latest 2 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crystal Palace5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 7 outings ago.