Crewe Alex. travel to take on Stockport County at Edgeley Park on Friday evening, 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 34 and win only 15 of the 65 games.
The last time the two teams met at Stockport Co. was back in October 2002, over five years ago, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 4 winners in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2008/2009||Sat 22 Nov||Crewe Alex.||0 - 3||Stockport Co.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 29 Mar||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Stockport Co.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 12 Oct||Stockport Co.||1 - 4||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2001/2002||Sat 01 Dec||Stockport Co.||0 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 24 Oct||Crewe Alex.||0 - 0||Stockport Co.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 21 Apr||Stockport Co.||3 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 27 Jan||Crewe Alex.||0 - 1||Stockport Co.||FAC|
Recent respective form guides
Stockport County are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. These low-scoring games have seen just 5 goals scored and conceded.
The The Railwaymen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the The Railwaymen, and 8 goals against.
Stockport Co. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League One, showing a record of 57 points from their 44 games played so far, Crewe Alex. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca-Cola League One with a return of just 46 points from their 44 games thus far.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
A creditable return from recent away games for The Railwaymen could well see them head back from Edgeley Park with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw
|Stockport Co.||Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.|
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 7 most recent games.
|Crewe Alex.||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 3 away matches.
No win in the 8 most recent games.