FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Plymouth Argyle 07 Jan 2012

Last updated : 06 January 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Plymouth Argyle fixture

Crewe Alexandra play host to Plymouth Argyle at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alexandra was back in January 2006, over five years ago, with Plymouth Argyle inflicting a narrow 1-2 defeat upon the Railwaymen in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2011/2012 Sat 27 Aug Plymouth Arg. 0 - 1 Crewe Alex. League Two
2005/2006 Sat 21 Jan Crewe Alex. 1-2 Plymouth Arg. Championship
2005/2006 Tue 13 Sep Plymouth Arg. 1 - 1 Crewe Alex. Championship
2004/2005 Sat 26 Feb Plymouth Arg. 3 - 0 Crewe Alex. Championship
2004/2005 Sat 11 Dec Crewe Alex. 3 - 0 Plymouth Arg. Championship
2002/2003 Tue 18 Mar Plymouth Arg. 1 - 3 Crewe Alex. League Division Two
2002/2003 Sat 19 Oct Crewe Alex. 0 - 1 Plymouth Arg. League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. Railwaymen have conceded a disappointing 10 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

Plymouth Argyle's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Pilgrims have hit 6 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crewe Alexandra see themselves just below half way in the npower League Two, showing a record of 30 points from their 24 games played so far,

Plymouth Argyle find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 24 games have yielded only 18 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 2 2 2 8 8 8
Plymouth Argyle 6 2 3 1 10 7 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Its been a distinctly poor show from Crewe Alexandra at home in recent games, and, though we cannot see a run starting here, we do think the Railwaymen will at least gain a draw. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Plymouth Argyle Undefeated in last 3 away games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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