FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Swindon Town 23 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Swindon Town fixture

Swindon Town face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at Gresty Road on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Robins will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gresty Road was less than a year ago, in March 2012, with Crewe Alexandra running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Crewe Alex. 2-0 Swindon Town League Two
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Swindon Town 3 - 0 Crewe Alex. League Two
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Swindon Town 0 - 0 Crewe Alex. League One
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Crewe Alex. 1 - 0 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Sat 26 Jan Crewe Alex. 0 - 0 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Sat 01 Sep Swindon Town 1 - 1 Crewe Alex. League One
2002/2003 Sat 19 Apr Crewe Alex. 0 - 1 Swindon Town League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

The Robins have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. The Robins's have scored 7 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

Crewe Alexandra are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 14 points from 13 matches.

Swindon Town's total of 22 points from their 13 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 2 1 3 6 9 7
Swindon Town 6 3 2 1 8 5 11

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Swindon Town are in reasonable form away from home coming into this match, and the Madmen are quite confident that they should come away with a comfortable victory from this contest. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Swindon Town 3 successive away victories.
4 games since last away draw.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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