FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 13 January 2008 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Leeds United fixture

Leeds pack their bags to visit Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Monday evening, looking to break their duck against the hosts. The two previous games have resulted in one drawn game and one defeat for the Whites.

The previous match played between the two at The Alexandra Stadium was within the last three years, in November 2005, with the The Railwaymen carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Championship match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Sat 22 AprLeeds Utd.1 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2005/2006Tue 01 NovCrewe Alex.1 - 0Leeds Utd.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 01 JanLeeds Utd.0 - 2Crewe Alex.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 18 SepCrewe Alex.2 - 2Leeds Utd.CHMP
1993/1994Sat 08 JanLeeds Utd.3 - 1Crewe Alex.FAC

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. The Railwaymen have scored 9 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 11.

Leeds have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. A generous 7 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Crewe find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 28 points from their 24 matches. Leeds are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 40 points from 25 games.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.61235135
Leeds Utd.6222988

FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing appears to be going right for the Whites 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.No sequences of note
Leeds Utd.Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.