FM Preview: Northampton Town v Crewe Alexandra 01 Feb 2011

Last updated : 31 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Northampton Town v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Crewe Alex. face a trip to Northampton Town at Sixfields on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 31 games played, The Railwaymen have recorded 7 wins, and Northampton have come away with 15 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in November 2009, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2010/2011Sat 01 JanCrewe Alex.2 - 0NorthamptonLGE2
2009/2010Sat 20 FebCrewe Alex.3 - 2NorthamptonLGE2
2009/2010Sat 21 NovNorthampton2 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE2
2008/2009Sat 24 JanNorthampton5 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1
2008/2009Sat 04 OctCrewe Alex.1 - 3NorthamptonLGE1
2007/2008Sat 01 MarNorthampton0 - 0Crewe Alex.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 17 NovCrewe Alex.1 - 0NorthamptonLGE1

Recent respective form guides

Northampton Town are in decent form at home, having won four and drawn two of their last six games, A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Cobblers in those games, with 4 conceded.

The The Railwaymen 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 The Railwaymen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 12 goals for and 10 against.

Northampton find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 31 points from their 25 matches. Crewe Alex. are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 41 points from 26 games.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Crewe Alex. are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Northampton. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Northampton Unbeaten in the last 6 home games.
Crewe Alex. Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 8 outings ago.