Head2Head & Team News - Crewe Alexandra
By Footymad Previewer
Updated Friday, 19th November 2010
Match preview and stats ahead of the game at Crewe tomorrow.
History of the Crewe Alexandra v Rotherham United fixture
Rotherham face a trip to Crewe Alexandra at Gresty Road on Saturday afternoon, hoping to improve upon an average previous return from this fixture. Of the 35 games played, The Millers have recorded 11 wins, and Crewe have come away with 17 victories.
The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in October 2009, with Rotherham inflicting a narrow 3-2 defeat upon the Railwaymen in a League Two match.
For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here
|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2009/2010||Sat 01 May||Rotherham U.||0 - 0||Crewe Alex.||LGE2|
|2009/2010||Sat 03 Oct||Crewe Alex.||2 - 3||Rotherham U.||LGE2|
|2006/2007||Sat 24 Mar||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Rotherham U.||LGE1|
|2006/2007||Sat 28 Oct||Rotherham U.||5 - 1||Crewe Alex.||LGE1|
|2004/2005||Sat 22 Jan||Crewe Alex.||1 - 1||Rotherham U.||CHMP|
|2004/2005||Tue 28 Sep||Rotherham U.||2 - 3||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 03 Apr||Crewe Alex.||0 - 0||Rotherham U.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Crewe Alexandra have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. A total of 12 goals have been scored by The Railwaymen in those games, with 8 conceded.
The Millers have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occasions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. They have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 10 goals for and 9 against.
For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here
|Current form guides:||P||W||D||L||F||A||P|
Crewe boss Dario Gradi must do without key man Calvin Zola through injury.
Matt Mitchell-King, AJ Smith and Carl Martin are also absent for the home side.
Ronnie Moore welcomes back Danny Coid for the Millers after the loanee missed the midweek cup game at York City. Ryan Cresswell is doubtful and Moore could also make changes to his midfield, with Danny Harrison or Jason Taylor coming back into the starting eleven.
Tom Pope is struggling with a virus whilst Jamie Annerson may continue in goal after the birth of Andy Warrington's child this week.
MillersMAD's prediction ...
|Crewe Alex.||Not drawn a match in their last 7 .
|Rotherham U.||Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 4 outings ago.
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