FM Preview: Chesterfield v Crewe Alexandra 02 Oct 2010

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History of the Chesterfield v Crewe Alexandra fixture

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.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Wed 24 FebCrewe Alex.0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2
2009/2010Wed 02 DecChesterfield2-3Crewe Alex.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 07 AprChesterfield2 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1
2006/2007Wed 10 JanChesterfield2 - 4Crewe Alex.ASSM
2006/2007Sat 25 NovCrewe Alex.2 - 2ChesterfieldLGE1
2002/2003Sat 22 FebChesterfield0 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 07 SepCrewe Alex.0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1

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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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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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

Sequence statistics:
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.