FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Brentford 10 Apr 2013

Last updated : 09 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Brentford fixture

Crewe Alexandra play host to Brentford at Gresty Road on Wednesday evening, looking to continue an impressive record. The Railwaymen are clearly on top, having won 11 and lost only 4 of the 19 games.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alexandra was back in April 2007, over five years ago, with Crewe Alexandra running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 25 Aug Brentford 5 - 1 Crewe Alex. League One
2006/2007 Mon 09 Apr Crewe Alex. 3-1 Brentford League One
2006/2007 Sat 18 Nov Brentford 0 - 4 Crewe Alex. League One
2002/2003 Sat 08 Feb Brentford 1 - 2 Crewe Alex. League Division Two
2002/2003 Sat 09 Nov Crewe Alex. 2 - 1 Brentford League Division Two
1996/1997 Sun 25 May Crewe Alex. 1 - 0 Brentford Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
1996/1997 Sat 19 Apr Brentford 0 - 2 Crewe Alex. League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, The Railwaymen's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.

The away form of Brentford is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Bees have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 3 in reply.

Crewe Alexandra see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 58 points from their 40 games played so far,

Brentford are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 71 points from 41 games.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 3 2 1 8 7 11
Brentford 6 3 1 2 6 7 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Crewe Alexandra only showing average form at home, the Madmen are expecting them to play out a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Brentford Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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