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History of the Burton Albion v Crawley Town fixture

Crawley Town face a trip to Burton Albion at Eton Park on Saturday afternoon, and have come away with little in previous meetings, having been beaten a depressing 10 out of 14 times.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was just last season, in September 2004, the Brewers carving out a narrow 1 - 0 victory in a Conference match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2004/2005Sat 11 DecCrawley Town4 - 0Burton AlbionCONF
2004/2005Sat 18 SepBurton Albion1 - 0Crawley TownCONF
2000/2001Tue 01 MayCrawley Town2 - 2Burton AlbionSPL
2000/2001Sat 31 MarBurton Albion2 - 1Crawley TownSPL
1999/2000Sat 15 AprBurton Albion3 - 0Crawley TownSPL
1999/2000Sat 04 SepCrawley Town1 - 4Burton AlbionSPL
1998/1999Sat 01 MayBurton Albion1 - 2Crawley TownSPL

Recent respective form guides

Burton Albion have had an average home run of late, winning and losing 3 each of the last six games. While Brewers have scored 6, a worringly large 9 have been leaked at the other end.

Crawley Town have an average recent record on the road, seeing them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While the Reds have hit 8 goals, 12 have hit the back of the wrong net.

Burton Albion find themselves struggling down in 16th position in the league having picked up 18 points from their 16 matches. Crawley Town are hovering perilously just above the relegation zone, with 16 points from 16 matches.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Burton Albion64116313
Crawley Town6213687

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Brewers, as the Reds have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Burton Albion Won 3 successive home games.
9 games since last home draw.
Unbeaten run of 4 matches.
Crawley Town Lost each of the previous 2 away matches.
Not won in previous 2 away matches.
Last drawn game 6 outings ago.