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History of the Crewe Alexandra v Bury fixture

Bury travel to take on Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Tuesday evening, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 22 games played, The Shakers have recorded 7 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 8 victories.

The last time the two teams met at Crewe Alex. was back in August 2000, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2 - 2 draw in a League Cup match.

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Recent encounters between the teams:
2000/2001Tue 05 SepBury1 - 2Crewe Alex.LGEC
2000/2001Tue 22 AugCrewe Alex.2 - 2BuryLGEC
1998/1999Sat 26 DecCrewe Alex.3 - 1BuryCHMP
1998/1999Sat 22 AugBury1 - 0Crewe Alex.CHMP
1997/1998Sun 28 DecBury1 - 1Crewe Alex.CHMP
1997/1998Tue 02 SepCrewe Alex.1 - 2BuryCHMP
1997/1998Tue 26 AugBury3 - 3Crewe Alex.LGEC

Recent respective form guides

Crewe Alexandra's home form is poor, winning just 2 of the last six, and losing the other 4. While The Railwaymen have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

The away form of Bury however, is much more impressive, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The The Shakers's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 6 goals for and 4 against.

Crewe Alex.'s 12 points from 9 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position. Bury see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 12 points from their 9 games played so far,

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Current form guides:PWDLFAP
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FootyMad's prediction ...

Bury are in great form out on the road, so much so that the Madmen confidently predict a comfortable three points from their visit to Crewe Alex.. Away win

Sequence statistics:
Crewe Alex. 9 games since last home draw.
Latest 3 games ended in defeat.
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
Bury Last drawn game 5 outings ago.