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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Chesterfield fixture

Chesterfield travel to take on Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Spireites will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alex. was just over four years ago, in September 2002, when they played out a goalless draw in a League Division Two match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Sat 22 FebChesterfield0 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE1
2002/2003Sat 07 SepCrewe Alex.0 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1996/1997Sat 26 AprCrewe Alex.1 - 2ChesterfieldLGE1
1996/1997Sat 19 OctChesterfield1 - 0Crewe Alex.LGE1
1995/1996Sat 30 MarCrewe Alex.3 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
1995/1996Sat 07 OctChesterfield1 - 2Crewe Alex.LGE1
1993/1994Sat 29 JanCrewe Alex.0 - 1ChesterfieldLGE2

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the The Railwaymen in those games, with 9 conceded.

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 7 leaked at the wrong end.

Crewe Alex.'s 26 points from 18 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 9th position. Chesterfield find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 22 points from their 18 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Chesterfield have an average recent record on the road, and this could be the reason why Crewe Alex. may poach a narrow victory, according to the Madmen. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. 11 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 3 .
Chesterfield 4 games since last away draw.