FootyMAD's Southend United match preview

Last updated : 09 January 2009 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Southend United v Crewe Alexandra fixture

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:
2008/2009Sat 20 SepCrewe Alex.3 - 4Southend Utd.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 05 AprCrewe Alex.1 - 3Southend Utd.LGE1
2007/2008Sat 13 OctSouthend Utd.3 - 0Crewe Alex.LGE1
1990/1991Sat 12 JanCrewe Alex.0 - 2Southend Utd.LGE1
1990/1991Sat 01 SepSouthend Utd.3 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE1
1986/1987Fri 13 MarCrewe Alex.2 - 1Southend Utd.LGE2
1986/1987Sat 18 OctSouthend Utd.3 - 1Crewe 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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Southend Utd.61142104
Crewe Alex.6222778

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

Sequence statistics:
Southend Utd. 6 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. Undefeated in last 3 away games.