FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Bradford City 25 Jan 2011

Last updated : 24 January 2011 By Footymad Previewer
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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. Of the 42 games played, Bantams have recorded 13 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 16 victories.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in May 2010, with Bradford City inflicting a narrow 0 - 1 defeat upon the The Railwaymen in a League Two match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2009/2010Sat 08 MayCrewe Alex.0 - 1Bradford CityLGE2
2009/2010Sat 10 OctBradford City2 - 3Crewe Alex.LGE2
2006/2007Sat 17 FebBradford City0 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1
2006/2007Sat 11 NovBradford City4 - 0Crewe Alex.FAC
2006/2007Sat 19 AugCrewe Alex.0 - 3Bradford CityLGE1
2003/2004Sat 21 FebBradford City2 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
2003/2004Tue 14 OctCrewe Alex.2 - 2Bradford CityCHMP

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 11 goals have been scored by the The Railwaymen in those games, with 5 conceded.

The away form of Bradford City is pretty dire, chalking up just 1 victory, with 5 defeats, from the last six. While the Bantams have hit 6 goals, 13 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Crewe Alex.'s total of 38 points from their 25 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Npower League Two. Bradford City find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 30 points from their 25 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Crewe Alex.640211612
Bradford City62045116

FootyMad's prediction ...

Bantams are in poor form away, and the FootyMad team are afraid to say this game can be passed over as a comfortable defeat against Crewe Alex.. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. Won 3 successive home games.
7 games since last home draw.
Not drawn a match in their last 6 .
Bradford City Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
An overall losing run of 3 games.
No win in the 3 most recent games.