Preston N.E. face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Monday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 11 games played, North End have recorded 2 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 5 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2003, the The Railwaymen carving out a narrow 2 - 1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 25 Sep||Preston N.E.||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sun 28 Dec||Preston N.E.||0 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Tue 21 Oct||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Wed 20 Mar||Preston N.E.||2 - 2||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 13 Oct||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 28 Apr||Crewe Alex.||1 - 3||Preston N.E.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Fri 10 Nov||Preston N.E.||2 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crewe Alexandra have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. A total of 15 goals have been scored by the The Railwaymen in those games, with 9 conceded.
Preston N.E. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. North End have conceded 11 goals in these games, and only hit 2 in reply.
Crewe Alex. lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca-Cola Championship, picking up 39 points from their 26 games so far. Preston N.E.'s 39 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the The Railwaymen, as the North End have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win
|Crewe Alex.||Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.|
Unbeaten run of 8 matches.
|Preston N.E.||Not won in previous 3 away matches.|
5 games since last defeat.