Watford prepare to entertain Crewe Alexandra at Vicarage Road Stadium on Saturday afternoon, with high hopes of improving on their excellent record against the opposition, having chalked up an impressive 10 wins out of 13 previous matches.
The most recent encounter between these two sides at Vicarage Road Stadium was less than a year ago, in April 2004, the Hornets carving out a narrow 2-1 victory in a League Division One match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2004/2005||Sat 02 Oct||Crewe Alex.||3 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 10 Apr||Watford||2-1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2003/2004||Sat 04 Oct||Crewe Alex.||0 - 1||Watford||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 02 Mar||Watford||0 - 1||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
|2001/2002||Sat 22 Sep||Crewe Alex.||1 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 17 Feb||Crewe Alex.||2 - 0||Watford||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Sat 16 Sep||Watford||3 - 0||Crewe Alex.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Watford have collected 2 wins and 3 draws from their last six home matches. These games have seen the Hornets score just 6 goals, though they have conceded 3.
The The Railwaymen have had a decent run of form away from home recently, coming away with three points on 3 occassions, but drawing 1 and losing 2. A generous 6 goals have been both scored and conceded in this period.
Watford find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 33 points from their 28 matches. Crewe Alex.'s 39 points from 27 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 10th position.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Watford are performing in fits and starts at home in recent games, and FootyMad doesn't see things getting any better, as the visitors squeak past and take all the points. Away win
|Watford||Unbeaten in the last 4 home games.|
Not won in the 3 most recent games.
|Crewe Alex.||4 games since last away draw.|
An overall losing run of 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.