FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Monday, 17th October 2005
The game between Stoke City and Crewe Alexandra in the Championship on Tuesday 18th October 2005 at 19:45 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
Stoke City prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Britannia Stadium on Tuesday evening, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 6 games played, Potters have recorded 3 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 1 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Britannia Stadium was less than a year ago, in November 2004, the Potters carving out a narrow 1-0 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:|
|2004/2005||Sat 23 Apr||Crewe Alex.||0 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Sat 13 Nov||Stoke City||1-0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 23 Mar||Crewe Alex.||2 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 25 Oct||Stoke City||1 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Mon 13 Apr||Crewe Alex.||2 - 0||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sat 13 Dec||Stoke City||0 - 2||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|1990/1991||Wed 13 Mar||Stoke City||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Stoke City have managed to pick up just two wins from their last six home games, losing three, While Potters have scored 6, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.
The away form of Crewe Alex. is pretty dire, managing a paltry 2 draws from the last six matches. While the The Railwaymen have hit 5 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Stoke City see themselves just below half way in the Coca Cola Championship, showing a record of 16 points from their 13 games played so far, Crewe Alex. are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 12 points from 13 matches.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
FootyMad's prediction ...
Stoke City are not exactly setting the world alight at Britannia Stadium at the moment, but your FootyMad team are quietly confident that they can ease past Crewe Alex. in this game. Home Win
|Stoke City||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
|Crewe Alex.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.|
Not won in previous 17 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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