Crewe Alexandra match preview

History of the Crewe Alexandra v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Bantams have won 11 of the 38 games compared to the host's 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was was two seasons ago, in November 2001, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Division One match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2001/2002Sat 23 MarBradford City2 - 0CreweLD1
2001/2002Fri 02 NovCrewe2 - 2Bradford CityLD1
1999/2000Sat 11 DecCrewe1 - 2Bradford CityFAC
1998/1999Sat 16 JanBradford City4 - 1CreweLD1
1998/1999Fri 28 AugCrewe2 - 1Bradford CityLD1
1997/1998Sat 25 AprCrewe5 - 0Bradford CityLD1
1997/1998Sat 25 OctBradford City1 - 0CreweLD1

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra are showing reasonable home form, having won four and lost two from the last six played. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 7 to 5.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, picking up two good wins, but losing three, from the last six. While the Bantams have hit 5 goals, 10 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crewe find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 13 points from their 11 matches. Bradford City are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 11 points from 12 matches.

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Bradford City62137117

FootyMad's prediction ...

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

Sequence statistics:
Crewe7 games since last home draw.
Latest 4 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Bradford CityNot won in previous 2 away matches.
No win in the 4 most recent games.