Northampton face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at The Alexandra Stadium on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 30 games played, Cobblers have recorded 10 wins, and Crewe Alex. have come away with 15 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2008, as the visitors ran out cosy 1 - 3 winners in a League One match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 21 Nov||Northampton||2 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGE2|
|2008/2009||Sat 24 Jan||Northampton||5 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2008/2009||Sat 04 Oct||Crewe Alex.||1 - 3||Northampton||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 01 Mar||Northampton||0 - 0||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2007/2008||Sat 17 Nov||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Northampton||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 03 Feb||Northampton||1 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 05 Aug||Crewe Alex.||2 - 2||Northampton||LGE1|
Recent respective form guides
Crewe Alexandra have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 9 goals have been scored by the The Railwaymen in those games, with 6 conceded.
The away form of Northampton however, is much more impressive, with an unbeaten run in the last six, four of them victories. The games have constituted a decent return of 9 goals for the Cobblers, and 5 goals against.
Crewe Alex. see themselves just below half way in the Coca-Cola League Two, showing a record of 38 points from their 30 games played so far, Northampton's 43 points from 31 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Northampton are in smashing form away from home at present, and Footymad sees this carrying them to a narrow victory at Crewe Alex.. Away win
|Crewe Alex.||Failed to win in previous 2 home matches.|
|Northampton||4 successive away victories.|
5 games since last away draw.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.