Our prediction for this League 2 match:
Saturday’s football game at Alexandra Stadium pits together Crewe Alexandra and Swindon Town. The Railwaymen made a promising start to 2024, with the team beating both Bradford City and Mansfield Town and they are now after their third consecutive clean sheet. Even though there are no fresh injury worries in the home team, forward Elliott Nevitt could sneak into the starting XI.
Meanwhile, the Robins have been having their ups and downs of late, with the team beating Forest Green, losing to Crawley Town, while sharing the spoils with Colchester United. Swindon Town, though, are on a three-game losing run on the road and we do not believe that they are capable of spoiling Crewe’s party at Alexandra Stadium. As for the vistiing side, defender Benn Ward is back to Burnley after his loan move came to an end.
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.