FM Preview: Swindon Town v Crewe Alexandra 16 Apr 2013

Last updated : 15 April 2013 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Swindon Town v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Crewe Alexandra face a trip to Swindon Town at County Ground on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Railwaymen will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 7 and win only 3 of the 13 games.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at County Ground was was two seasons ago, in August 2011, with Swindon Town running out comfortable 3-0 winners in a League Two match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 23 Oct Crewe Alex. 2 - 1 Swindon Town League One
2011/2012 Sat 17 Mar Crewe Alex. 2 - 0 Swindon Town League Two
2011/2012 Sat 06 Aug Swindon Town 3-0 Crewe Alex. League Two
2008/2009 Sat 04 Apr Swindon Town 0 - 0 Crewe Alex. League One
2008/2009 Sat 13 Dec Crewe Alex. 1 - 0 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Sat 26 Jan Crewe Alex. 0 - 0 Swindon Town League One
2007/2008 Sat 01 Sep Swindon Town 1 - 1 Crewe Alex. League One

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Recent respective form guides

Swindon Town may have lost only 1 of their last six home games, but the other 5 have resulted in drawn games. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 in the wrong end.

Crewe Alexandra's away form is none too clever either, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. While the Railwaymen have hit 7 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Swindon Town's total of 68 points from their 43 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Crewe Alexandra see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 58 points from their 42 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Swindon Town 6 1 2 3 3 6 5
Crewe Alexandra 6 2 1 3 6 9 7

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FootyMad's prediction ...

With Crewe Alexandra only showing average form on the road, Footymad are of the opinion a draw at County Ground will be a good result. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Swindon Town Drawn last 3 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 6 home matches.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 5 most recent games.
Crewe Alexandra Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.

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