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Crewe Alexandra come up against visiting opponents Doncaster Rovers at Mornflake Stadium in the League Two clash on Saturday.
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Crewe Alexandra are hoping to win again after their last result, a 2-1 EFL Trophy triumph over Newcastle United U23s.
The only player to score from Crewe Alexandra was Connor Evans (83').
An interesting characteristic of recent Crewe Alexandra games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
From their prior sextet of matches before this one, in 5 of them a wager on "Both Teams to Score" would've been a losing one.
Since suffering a loss in their previous game against AFC Wimbledon in League Two competition, Doncaster Rovers and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
Ali Al Hamadi (45', 63') scored for AFC Wimbledon.
The numbers tell their own story, and Doncaster Rovers have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 8 goals in all. At the back, Doncaster Rovers could really do with shoring things up. That aside, we will just have to wait and see whether that trend might persist in this next match or not.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head meetings going back to 09/03/2021 shows us that Crewe Alexandra have won 3 of these and Doncaster Rovers 1, with the tally of draws standing at 2.
A total of 11 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from The Railwaymen and 4 netted by The Rovers. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.83.
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was League Two match day 39 on 01/04/2023 when it ended Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Crewe Alexandra.
The referee was Ross Joyce.
Team News: Crewe Alexandra
The Crewe Alexandra boss Lee Bell will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all coming into this match owing to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Doncaster Rovers
Due to a fully injury-free squad to choose from, the Doncaster Rovers boss Grant McCann doesn’t have any fitness worries to report before this clash.
In this match, Doncaster Rovers will have a difficult task to be putting goals past a Crewe Alexandra lineup who seem set to really boss this match.
We predict a very comfortable 3-0 margin for Crewe Alexandra when all is said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mornflake Stadium (10,153)
Captain: Luke Offord
Chairman: Charles Grant
Manager: Lee Bell
Competitions: League Two position 5, EFL Trophy (Group B - North)
🔑 Key Player: Chris Long
Mostly played in the Left Wing position, Chris Long was born in Liverpool, England. After making a first senior appearance for MK Dons in the 2013 - 2014 season, the accomplished Forward has got 7 league goals in the League Two 2023 - 2024 campaign to date in a total of 15 appearances.