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History of the Notts. County v Crewe Alexandra fixture

Notts. County play host to Crewe Alexandra at Meadow Lane on Saturday afternoon, looking to continue an impressive record. The Magpies are clearly on top, winning 56.25% of the games played between the two.

The last time the two teams met at Notts. County was back in February 2003, over five years ago, where the two teams cancelled each other out in an enthralling 2-2 draw in a League Division Two match.

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

Recent encounters between the teams:
2002/2003Tue 04 FebNotts. County2-2Crewe Alex.LGE1
2002/2003Tue 13 AugCrewe Alex.0 - 3Notts. CountyLGE1
1996/1997Sat 08 MarNotts. County0 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1
1996/1997Fri 20 DecCrewe Alex.3 - 0Notts. CountyLGE1
1995/1996Wed 15 MayNotts. County1 - 0Crewe Alex.D2PO
1995/1996Sun 12 MayCrewe Alex.2 - 2Notts. CountyD2PO
1995/1996Sat 16 DecNotts. County0 - 1Crewe Alex.LGE1

Recent respective form guides

Notts. County have been playing quite well at home, winning 3, drawing 2, and losing just 1. These high-scoring games have yielded a total of 14 goals for the Magpies, with 7 goals against.

Crewe Alex. have an average recent record on the road, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. The The Railwaymen's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 11 goals for and 10 against.

Notts. County are just outside the promotion places, in 5th, having taken 22 points from 13 games. Crewe Alex. find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 15 points from their 13 matches.

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

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Notts. County624011610
Crewe Alex.610512173

FootyMad's prediction ...

The match against Crewe Alex. is certainly an interesting one with me deciding its going to end up with a victory for the Magpies in a close run game. Home Win

Sequence statistics:
Notts. County Unbeaten in the last 5 home games.
Drawn each of their last 4 games.
Not won in the 4 most recent games.
Crewe Alex. 8 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 19 outings ago.