Sheff. Wed. are ready to welcome Crewe Alexandra to Hillsborough on Monday afternoon, aiming to preserve their record of never having lost at home to the visitors. The majority of those games have been won by the The Owls.
The previous match played between the two at Hillsborough was more than three years back, in January 2002, the The Owls carving out a narrow 1-0 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2001/2002||Tue 15 Jan||Crewe Alex.||2 - 1||Sheff. Wed.||FAC|
|2001/2002||Sat 12 Jan||Sheff. Wed.||1-0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 18 Aug||Crewe Alex.||0 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sun 06 May||Sheff. Wed.||0 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 25 Nov||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Sheff. Wed.||CHMP|
|1995/1996||Wed 04 Oct||Sheff. Wed.||5 - 2||Crewe Alex.||LGEC|
|1995/1996||Tue 19 Sep||Crewe Alex.||2 - 2||Sheff. Wed.||LGEC|
Recent respective form guides
Sheffield Wednesday's dreadful home form has resulted in just 1 victory and 1 draw from their last six played. The Owls have conceded a disappointing 9 goals in this period, and managed to convert only 3 of their own chances.
Crewe Alex.'s away form is none too clever either, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the The Railwaymen have hit 7 goals, 16 have hit the back of the wrong net.
Sheff. Wed. are stuck down in the relegation zone of Coca Cola Championship with a return of just 24 points from their 27 games thus far. Crewe Alex. find themselves stuck right at the bottom of the division. Their 27 games have yielded only 22 points.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Its been a distinctly poor show from Sheff. Wed. at home in recent games, and, though I cannot see a run starting here, I do think the The Owls will at least gain a draw. No-score draw
|Sheff. Wed.||Been beaten in each of their previous 3 home matches.|
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
|Crewe Alex.||Previous 2 away games have finished all-square.|
Not won in previous 4 away matches.
No win in the 9 most recent games.