FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Cheltenham Town 21 Apr 2012
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 20th April 2012
The game between Crewe Alexandra and Cheltenham Town in the League Two on 21st April 2012 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis.
History of the Crewe Alexandra v Cheltenham Town fixture
Cheltenham Town face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at Gresty Road on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having managed to conjure up just 2 wins from the previous 6 games.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Gresty Road was just last season, in April 2011, with Crewe Alexandra annihilating their visitors 8-1 in a League Two match.
Recent encounters between the teams
|2011/2012||Tue 25 Oct||Cheltenham T.||0 - 1||Crewe Alex.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 02 Apr||Crewe Alex.||8-1||Cheltenham T.||League Two|
|2010/2011||Sat 14 Aug||Cheltenham T.||3 - 2||Crewe Alex.||League Two|
|2009/2010||Mon 05 Apr||Crewe Alex.||1 - 2||Cheltenham T.||League Two|
|2009/2010||Sat 31 Oct||Cheltenham T.||0 - 4||Crewe Alex.||League Two|
|2008/2009||Sat 18 Apr||Crewe Alex.||1 - 2||Cheltenham T.||League One|
|2008/2009||Sat 06 Dec||Cheltenham T.||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||League One|
For a detailed analysis of the complete head-to-head record between the two sides, click here
Recent respective form guides
Crewe Alexandra are unbeaten in their last six home games, but have drawn three of them. A total of 11 goals have been scored by the Railwaymen in those games, with 5 conceded.
The away form of Cheltenham Town is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Robins have hit 6 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Crewe Alexandra lie just outside the playoff positions in the npower League Two, picking up 67 points from their 43 games so far.
Cheltenham Town's total of 71 points from their 43 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League Two.
Current overall team form
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Railwaymen, as the Robins have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Crewe Alexandra||Unbeaten in the last 10 home games.
Unbeaten run of 13 matches.
|Cheltenham Town||Lost each of the previous 5 away matches.
Not won in previous 5 away matches.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.
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