FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Sheffield United 23 Apr 2013

Last updated : 22 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Sheffield United fixture

Crewe Alexandra play host to Sheffield United at Gresty Road on Tuesday evening, looking to improve on a dire past record against their opponents. It does not make pleasant reading, winning 30.00 of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alexandra was back in August 2005, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1-3 winners in a Championship match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 20 Nov Sheff. Utd. 3 - 3 Crewe Alex. League One
2005/2006 Fri 03 Mar Sheff. Utd. 0 - 0 Crewe Alex. Championship
2005/2006 Mon 29 Aug Crewe Alex. 1-3 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2004/2005 Tue 08 Mar Sheff. Utd. 4 - 0 Crewe Alex. Championship
2004/2005 Fri 29 Oct Crewe Alex. 2 - 3 Sheff. Utd. Championship
2003/2004 Tue 24 Feb Crewe Alex. 0 - 1 Sheff. Utd. League Division One
2003/2004 Tue 04 Nov Sheff. Utd. 2 - 0 Crewe Alex. League Division One

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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 The Blades 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. While the The Blades have hit 5 goals, 8 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crewe Alexandra see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 58 points from their 44 games played so far,

Sheffield United's total of 74 points from their 44 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 1 1 4 5 11 4
Sheffield United 6 1 3 2 5 8 6

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your FootyMad panel thinks that Crewe Alexandra's indifferent home form is due to continue with a narrow home defeat against Sheffield United. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Sheffield United Not won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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