FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Milton Keynes Dons 19 Jan 2013

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Milton Keynes Dons fixture

Milton Keynes Dons travel to take on Crewe Alexandra at Gresty Road on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 5 of the 10 previous games, with the hosts winning just 2.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alexandra was just over four years ago, in October 2008, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 29 Sep Milton Keynes 1 - 0 Crewe Alex. League One
2008/2009 Tue 24 Mar Milton Keynes 2 - 2 Crewe Alex. League One
2008/2009 Sat 18 Oct Crewe Alex. 2-2 Milton Keynes League One
2007/2008 Sat 10 Nov Crewe Alex. 2 - 1 Milton Keynes F.A. Cup
2003/2004 Sat 10 Jan Crewe Alex. 1 - 0 Wimbledon League Division One
2003/2004 Sat 09 Aug Wimbledon 3 - 1 Crewe Alex. League Division One
2001/2002 Thu 04 Apr Wimbledon 2 - 0 Crewe Alex. League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 8 goals have been scored by the Railwaymen in those games, with 5 conceded.

Milton Keynes Dons have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Dons's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 7 goals for and 6 against.

Crewe Alexandra's 40 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

Milton Keynes Dons's total of 43 points from their 26 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in npower League One.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 3 1 2 10 7 10
Milton Keynes Dons 6 2 2 2 9 9 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

A creditable return from recent away games for Dons could well see them head back from Gresty Road with a share of the spoils, think the FootyMad panel. No-score draw

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra 5 games since last home draw.
Milton Keynes Dons 5 games since last defeat.

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