Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Crewe and Gillingham square off against each other at Alexandra Stadium on day 11 of the new League Two campaign. The Railwaymen are undefeated in the previous five league matches and they are surely capable of matching the Gills in front of home fans. A man to watch in the home team will be Christopher Long, who has found his goal-scoring touch of late.
The Gills, on the other hand, are eyeing their seventh win of the season. Gillingham, though, were beaten by both Grimsby and Doncaster in the previous two away games, which is yet another reason why we are going to bet on the home side. There are no fresh injury worries in the visiting team ahead of the trip to Chesire. In their last meeting in the English fourth tier Gillingham defeated Crewe 2-1, meaning that the hosts are hungry for revenge.
Highlighted Team (Crewe):
Crewe Aleandra are a professional football club that welcome their rivals at Gresty Road. The stadium was built in 1906, and it can hold up to 10,153 spectators. Founded back in 1877, Crewe Alexandra play their home games in red shirts and white shorts, while yellow is the dominant colour of their away kit.
The Railwaymen played their first game against North Staffs in 1877, with the two teams sharing the spoils (1-1) at Alexandra Recreation Ground. Nowadays, Crewe compete in the League 2 where they take on their main rivals Port Vale. In 2014 a match between the two sides resulted in violence and arrests. The likes of Wrexham, Macclesfield Town, Shrewsbury Town, and Stoke City are considered the club’s rivals as well.
In 2013 Crewe Alexandra clinched the Football League Trophy as they defeated Southend United 2-0 in the title game at Wembley Stadium. Goals from Max Clayton and Luke Murphy helped the Railwaymen clinch their first and only Football League Trophy.