FootyMAD's Crewe Alexandra match preview

Last updated : 26 March 2004 By Footymad Previewer
History of the Nottingham Forest v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Nottm. Forest prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at City Ground on Saturday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the Forest.

The most recent encounter between these two sides at City Ground was two seasons ago, in April 2002, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2003/2004Sat 20 SepCrewe Alex.3 - 1Nottm. ForestLD1
2001/2002Sat 13 AprNottm. Forest2-2Crewe Alex.LD1
2001/2002Sat 24 NovCrewe Alex.0 - 3Nottm. ForestLD1
2000/2001Tue 13 MarCrewe Alex.1 - 0Nottm. ForestLD1
2000/2001Tue 26 DecNottm. Forest1 - 0Crewe Alex.LD1
1999/2000Sat 01 AprCrewe Alex.0 - 3Nottm. ForestLD1
1999/2000Sat 18 DecNottm. Forest1 - 0Crewe Alex.LD1

Recent respective form guides

Nottingham Forest have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 9 to 8.

Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Railwaymen have hit 11 goals, 15 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Nottm. Forest are currently lying in 19th place in Nationwide League Division One having mustered a points tally of 42 from their 38 matches played. Crewe Alex. see themselves just below half way in the Nationwide League Division One, showing a record of 47 points from their 38 games played so far,

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Nottm. Forest6312101010
Crewe Alex.6213897

FootyMad's prediction ...

Its a close one to call, but I think that Forest's reasonable showing at home is going to see them scrape past Crewe Alex.. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Nottm. Forest Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. Last drawn game 6 outings ago.