FM Preview: Brentford v Crewe Alexandra 25 Aug 2012

Last updated : 24 August 2012 By Footymad Previewer

Footymad preview History of the Brentford v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Brentford play host to Crewe Alexandra at Griffin Park on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Bees are clearly on top, winning 52.63% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Brentford was back in November 2006, over five years ago, where Crewe Alexandra annihilated the Bees 0-4 in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2006/2007 Mon 09 Apr Crewe Alex. 3 - 1 Brentford League One
2006/2007 Sat 18 Nov Brentford 0-4 Crewe Alex. League One
2002/2003 Sat 08 Feb Brentford 1 - 2 Crewe Alex. League Division Two
2002/2003 Sat 09 Nov Crewe Alex. 2 - 1 Brentford League Division Two
1996/1997 Sun 25 May Crewe Alex. 1 - 0 Brentford Football League Play-Offs (Lvl 3)
1996/1997 Sat 19 Apr Brentford 0 - 2 Crewe Alex. League Division Two
1996/1997 Sat 12 Oct Crewe Alex. 2 - 0 Brentford League Division Two

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Recent respective form guides

Brentford have only performed averagely at home, winning 3 and losing 2 of their last six. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the Bees in those games, with 5 conceded.

The Railwaymen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, unbeaten in the last six, but with four of them resulting in draws. The Railwaymen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 9 goals for and 7 against.

Brentford find themselves struggling down in 18th position in the league having picked up 1 points from their 2 matches.

Crewe Alexandra's 3 points from 2 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Brentford 6 1 1 4 6 10 4
Crewe Alexandra 6 4 1 1 13 5 13

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Brentford are not in a rich vein of form at the moment, and your Madmen see things getting no better with Crewe Alexandra running out comfortable winners. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Brentford Been beaten in each of their previous 2 home matches.
Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Crewe Alexandra Undefeated in last 10 away games.
Last drawn game 5 outings ago.

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