FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 02 March 2007 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Brighton & Hove Albion fixture

Brighton & HA face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. On each previous occasion, the match has ended in defeat for the Seagulls.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in February 2006, the The Railwaymen carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a Championship match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2006/2007Sun 27 AugBrighton & HA1 - 4Crewe Alex.LGE1
2005/2006Sat 25 FebCrewe Alex.2 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
2005/2006Sat 13 AugBrighton & HA2 - 2Crewe Alex.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 06 NovBrighton & HA1 - 3Crewe Alex.CHMP
2004/2005Sat 16 OctCrewe Alex.3 - 1Brighton & HACHMP
1995/1996Sat 17 FebBrighton & HA2 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE1
1995/1996Tue 12 SepCrewe Alex.3 - 1Brighton & HALGE1

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While The Railwaymen have scored 10, a worringly large 14 have been leaked at the other end.

Brighton & HA have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The Seagulls's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.

Crewe Alex.'s 47 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Brighton & HA's 45 points from 35 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 12th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.640210912
Brighton & HA63127510

FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Seagulls could well see them head back from The Alexandra Stadium with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. Score draw

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Brighton & HA 9 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.