FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Doncaster Rovers 13 Apr 2013

Last updated : 12 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Crewe Alexandra prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Gresty Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 45 games played, Railwaymen have recorded 18 wins, and Doncaster Rovers have come away with 14 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gresty Road was earlier this season, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a (Associate Members) match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 04 Dec Crewe Alex. 1-1 Doncaster Rvs. (Associate Members)
2012/2013 Tue 06 Nov Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 2 Crewe Alex. League One
2007/2008 Sat 22 Dec Crewe Alex. 0 - 4 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2007/2008 Sun 16 Sep Doncaster Rvs. 2 - 0 Crewe Alex. League One
2006/2007 Tue 20 Feb Crewe Alex. 2 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2006/2007 Mon 12 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 3 - 2 Crewe Alex. (Associate Members)
2006/2007 Tue 30 Jan Crewe Alex. 3 - 3 Doncaster Rvs. (Associate Members)

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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, While Railwaymen have scored 5, a worringly large 8 have been leaked at the other end.

The Rovers 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 Rovers's have scored 8 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 9.

Crewe Alexandra see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 58 points from their 41 games played so far,

Doncaster Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 43 games giving them a return of 78 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 2 2 2 6 8 8
Doncaster Rovers 6 3 1 2 6 6 10

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been an indifferent run of form for the Railwaymen of late, and things are not going to improve with the visit of Doncaster Rovers, who one believes will win this game handsomely. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra 4 games since last home draw.
Doncaster Rovers 6 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.

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