Crewe Alex. face a trip to Southend United at Roots Hall on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The The Railwaymen will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them lose 9 and win only 2 of the 14 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2007, with Southend Utd. running out comfortable 3 - 0 winners in a League One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 20 Sep||Crewe Alex.||3 - 4||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 05 Apr||Crewe Alex.||1 - 3||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 13 Oct||Southend Utd.||3 - 0||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Sat 12 Jan||Crewe Alex.||0 - 2||Southend Utd.||LGE1|
|1990/1991||Sat 01 Sep||Southend Utd.||3 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|1986/1987||Fri 13 Mar||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Southend Utd.||LGE2|
|1986/1987||Sat 18 Oct||Southend Utd.||3 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE2|
Recent respective form guides
Southend United have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 10 goals have been scored by the Shrimpers in those games, with 7 conceded.
Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Railwaymen, and 9 goals against.
Southend Utd. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 30 points from their 23 games played so far, Crewe Alex. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 23 games have yielded only 16 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
An indifferent set of results for Crewe Alex. on the road, and I believe this game is only going to yield a solitary point for the The Railwaymen. Score draw
|Southend Utd.||6 games since last home draw.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Crewe Alex.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|