Chesterfield prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 25 wins out of 38 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Recreation Ground was less than a year ago, in December 2009, with Crewe Alex. inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Spireites in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Wed 24 Feb||Crewe Alex.||0 - 1||Chesterfield||LGE2|
|2009/2010||Wed 02 Dec||Chesterfield||2-3||Crewe Alex.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 07 Apr||Chesterfield||2 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Wed 10 Jan||Chesterfield||2 - 4||Crewe Alex.||ASSM|
|2006/2007||Sat 25 Nov||Crewe Alex.||2 - 2||Chesterfield||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 22 Feb||Chesterfield||0 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2002/2003||Sat 07 Sep||Crewe Alex.||0 - 0||Chesterfield||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Chesterfield have an excellent home record, winning five and losing just one of the last six games. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Spireites, with 5 goals against.
In complete contrast to Chesterfield, Crewe Alex. are having a torrid time on their travels, losing just 1 from the last six, but amazingly drawing the other 5. The The Railwaymen's have scored 6 goals in these games, but conceded an alarming 7.
Chesterfield are currently occupying 2nd spot in their division, gaining 18 points from their 9 games. Crewe Alex.'s 11 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Chesterfield may be coming up against a decent side in Crewe Alex., but I do believe that its going to result in a narrow home win for the Spireites. Home Win
|Chesterfield||Won 3 successive home games.|
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
|Crewe Alex.||Previous 3 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 8 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.