FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 07 March 2005 By Footymad Previewer
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History of the Sheffield United v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Sheff. Utd. prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Bramall Lane on Tuesday evening, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Blades.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at Bramall Lane was just last season, in November 2003, with Sheff. Utd. running out comfortable 2-0 winners in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Fri 29 OctCrewe Alex.2 - 3Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Tue 24 FebCrewe Alex.0 - 1Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2003/2004Tue 04 NovSheff. Utd.2-0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 30 MarCrewe Alex.2 - 2Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2001/2002Sat 27 OctSheff. Utd.1 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
2000/2001Tue 06 MarCrewe Alex.1 - 0Sheff. Utd.CHMP
2000/2001Sat 14 OctSheff. Utd.1 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP

Recent respective form guides

Sheffield United are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.

Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the The Railwaymen have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Sheff. Utd.'s 51 points from 34 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Crewe Alex. find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 43 points from their 35 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Sheff. Utd.6132366
Crewe Alex.60335133

FootyMad's prediction ...

Sheff. Utd. are not exactly setting the world alight at Bramall Lane at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Crewe Alex. in this game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Sheff. Utd. Unbeaten in the last 3 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. Not won in previous 4 away matches.
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 10 most recent games.