FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Shrewsbury Town 21 Dec 2013

Last updated : 20 December 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Shrewsbury Town fixture

Crewe Alexandra prepare to entertain Shrewsbury Town at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 7 of the 18 previous games, with the Railwaymen winning just 4.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Alexandra Stadium was less than a year ago, in March 2013, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 16 Mar Crewe Alex. 1-1 Shrewsbury Tn. League One
2012/2013 Sat 17 Nov Shrewsbury Tn. 1 - 0 Crewe Alex. League One
2012/2013 Tue 09 Oct Shrewsbury Tn. 1 - 2 Crewe Alex. (Associate Members)
2011/2012 Sat 03 Mar Crewe Alex. 1 - 1 Shrewsbury Tn. League Two
2011/2012 Sat 20 Aug Shrewsbury Tn. 2 - 0 Crewe Alex. League Two
2010/2011 Mon 03 Jan Shrewsbury Tn. 0 - 1 Crewe Alex. League Two
2010/2011 Tue 02 Nov Crewe Alex. 1 - 2 Shrewsbury Tn. League Two

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Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. Railwaymen have conceded a disappointing 8 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.

The away form of Shrewsbury Town is pretty dire, accumulating just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While the Shrews have hit 6 goals, 9 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crewe Alexandra are stuck down in the relegation zone of Skybet League One with a return of just 17 points from their 20 games thus far.

Shrewsbury Town see themselves just below half way in the Skybet League One, showing a record of 22 points from their 20 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 1 3 2 6 12 6
Shrewsbury Town 6 1 2 3 6 10 5

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Your number one FootyMad panel have studied this game long and hard, and cannot separate the two. A draw for the Railwaymen. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Shrewsbury Town 6 games since last away draw.

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