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:|
|2000/2001||Tue 05 Sep||Bury||1 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Tue 22 Aug||Crewe Alex.||2 - 2||Bury||LGEC|
|1998/1999||Sat 26 Dec||Crewe Alex.||3 - 1||Bury||CHMP|
|1998/1999||Sat 22 Aug||Bury||1 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sun 28 Dec||Bury||1 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Tue 02 Sep||Crewe Alex.||1 - 2||Bury||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Tue 26 Aug||Bury||3 - 3||Crewe 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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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
|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.|