Crewe Alex. pack their bags to visit Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Tuesday 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 36 and win only 11 of the 61 games.
The previous match played between the two at Prenton Park was more than three years back, in March 2003, the Rovers carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division Two match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2002/2003||Sat 08 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 21 Sep||Crewe Alex.||2 - 0||Tranmere Rvs.||LGE1|
|2000/2001||Sat 03 Mar||Crewe Alex.||3 - 1||Tranmere Rvs.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 30 Sep||Tranmere Rvs.||1 - 3||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sat 30 Oct||Tranmere Rvs.||2 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|1999/2000||Sun 03 Oct||Crewe Alex.||0 - 2||Tranmere Rvs.||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Fri 26 Mar||Tranmere Rvs.||3 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Tranmere Rovers have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 12 goals have been scored by the Rovers in those games, with 9 conceded.
The The Railwaymen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, with 3 victories and just 1 loss from the last six. The games have constituted a decent return of 13 goals for the The Railwaymen, and 13 goals against.
Tranmere Rvs.'s 42 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Crewe Alex. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 32 points from their 26 matches.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
This is a game which sees both teams in reasonable shape, and one which the Madmen are pretty confident will end up as a draw. Score draw
|Tranmere Rvs.||Not won in the 2 most recent games.|
|Crewe Alex.||Undefeated in last 3 away games.|
4 games since last defeat.