FM Preview: Crewe Alexandra v Portsmouth 02 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Crewe Alexandra v Portsmouth fixture

Portsmouth travel to take on Crewe Alexandra at Gresty Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 7 games played, Pompey have recorded 1 wins, and Crewe Alexandra have come away with 3 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alexandra was more than a decade ago, in March 2002, where the two sides shared the spoils courtesy of a 1-1 final scoreline in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Sat 13 Oct Portsmouth 2 - 0 Crewe Alex. League One
2001/2002 Sat 16 Mar Crewe Alex. 1-1 Portsmouth League Division One
2001/2002 Sat 08 Dec Portsmouth 2 - 4 Crewe Alex. League Division One
2000/2001 Sat 17 Mar Crewe Alex. 1 - 0 Portsmouth League Division One
2000/2001 Tue 17 Oct Portsmouth 2 - 1 Crewe Alex. League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 18 Mar Crewe Alex. 1 - 3 Portsmouth League Division One
1999/2000 Sat 20 Nov Portsmouth 0 - 2 Crewe Alex. League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 8 to 7.

The away form of Portsmouth is pretty dire, collecting just 1 solitary point from the last six. Pompey have conceded 12 goals in these games, and only hit 1 in reply.

Crewe Alexandra's 47 points from 33 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Portsmouth find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 34 games have yielded only 24 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Crewe Alexandra 6 2 1 3 7 9 7
Portsmouth 6 0 3 3 3 7 3

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Pompey 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 Alexandra. Home win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Crewe Alexandra Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.
Not drawn a match in their last 4 .
Portsmouth Not won in previous 12 away matches.
No win in the 22 most recent games.

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