FM Preview: Portsmouth v Crewe Alexandra 13 Oct 2012

Footymad preview History of the Portsmouth v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Portsmouth play host to Crewe Alexandra at Fratton Park on Saturday afternoon,

The last time the two teams met at Portsmouth was more than a decade ago, in December 2001, as the visitors ran out cosy 2-4 winners in a League Division One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
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
1998/1999 Sat 01 May Crewe Alex. 3 - 1 Portsmouth League Division One

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Recent respective form guides

Portsmouth's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. While Pompey have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Crewe Alexandra's away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Railwaymen have hit 5 goals, 11 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Portsmouth find themselves struggling down in 17th position in the league having picked up 12 points from their 11 matches.

Crewe Alexandra see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 13 points from their 11 games played so far,

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Portsmouth 6 2 1 3 8 12 7
Crewe Alexandra 6 2 2 2 5 6 8

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FootyMad's prediction ...

These are testing times at Fratton Park for the Pompey and the Madmen are unable to see past Crewe Alexandra claiming victory in a close match.

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Portsmouth 5 games since last home draw.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crewe Alexandra Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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