Accrington Stanley will be hosting away team Crewe Alexandra at Wham Stadium in this League One fixture on Tuesday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Accrington Stanley v Crewe Alexandra are shown on this page - as well as up-to-date odds.
Accrington Stanley enter this match coming off the back of a 0-0 League One drawn match versus Lincoln City.
Their more recent scorelines shine a light on the fact that huge efforts have been put in by the Accrington Stanley rearguard. Stanley have been mean at the back, with the total number of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their previous six clashes standing at 2.
Heading into this fixture, Accrington Stanley haven't been beaten in the league by Crewe Alexandra in their last 4 games.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Portsmouth in League One competition, Crewe Alexandra and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The only name on the scoresheet from Crewe Alexandra was Oliver Finney (90'). Ronan Curtis (15', 40'), Tom Naylor (51') and John Marquis (57') scored for Portsmouth.
Dave Artell's Crewe Alexandra have seen their goal attempts be successful 8 times in the course of their most recent 6 matches. The number of goals that have been scored against them during those same matches equals 10.
Heading into this contest, Crewe Alexandra have not beaten Accrington Stanley in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head meetings going back to 17/09/2011 tells us that Accrington Stanley have won 4 of them and Crewe Alexandra 2, with the number of draws being 0.
13 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 7 from Stanley and 6 coming from The Railwaymen. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The previous league clash between the two was League Two match day 33 on 13/02/2018 when it ended Accrington Stanley 1-0 Crewe Alexandra.
The match was refereed by David Webb.
Team News: Accrington Stanley
Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman has zero fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash with a completely injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Crewe Alexandra
With a fully injury-free squad ready to go, Crewe Alexandra boss Dave Artell has zero fitness concerns to report coming into this match.
It seems to us that Crewe Alexandra and Accrington Stanley won’t have much between them here, and goals could be hard to come by.
We’ll have to see, but a draw might be on the cards. We’re therefore anticipating a very close game with a 0-0 draw after 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Wham Stadium (5,450)
Captain: Séamus Conneely
Chairman: Andy Holt
Manager: John Coleman
Competitions: League One position 10, EFL Trophy (Group G - North)
⭐ Key Player: Jon Russell
Typically played in the Centre Midfield position, Jon Russell was born in Hounslow, England. After having played his first senior match for Accrington Stanley in the 2020 - 2021 season, the dangerous Midfielder has netted 2 league goals in this League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 6 appearances.