Crewe Alex. prepare to entertain Cheltenham Town at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. All the previous meetings between the two have been won by the The Railwaymen.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at The Alexandra Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2008, with Crewe Alex. running out comfortable 3-1 winners in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Cheltenham T.||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 19 Apr||Crewe Alex.||3-1||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 27 Oct||Cheltenham T.||2 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Tue 02 Jan||Cheltenham T.||1 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Tue 12 Sep||Crewe Alex.||3 - 1||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Thu 26 Dec||Cheltenham T.||0 - 4||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Tue 27 Aug||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Cheltenham T.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Crewe Alexandra's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. The The Railwaymen's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 8.
Cheltenham T.'s away form is none too clever either, collecting just 4 draws from the last six contests. While the Robins have hit 6 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crewe Alex. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 46 points from 43 matches. Cheltenham T. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 35 points from their 42 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Crewe Alex. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the The Railwaymen will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Crewe Alex.||Failed to win in previous 4 home matches.|
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Cheltenham T.||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 11 away matches.