League One

January 5, 2013

Full-time

Crewe Alexandra

1 - 2

Stevenage

League One

15:00 +00:00, January 5, 2013

The Alexandra Stadium, England

Referee: D Deadman

Davies could ring changes

Team Stat Comparison

Crewe Alexandra Stevenage
Matches Played 46 46
Table Position 13 18
Points 64 54
Goal Difference -8 -17
Goals for * 1.1 0.9
Goals against * 1.0 1.3
Last 5 W-W-L-L-L L-L-L-D-W
Last 5 home W-W-L-L-W L-L-W-W-L
Last 5 away L-L-D-L-W L-D-D-L-L
*  Goals per match - home matches for home club and away matches for away club
Stats: Crewe Alexandra | Stevenage

Competition Stats

Crewe Alexandra Stevenage
Goals Mathias Pogba 12 Lucas Akins 10
Assists Luke Murphy 10 Lucas Akins 4
Yellows Abdul Osman 8 James Dunne 11
Reds Chuks Aneke 1 Anthony Grant 1
Squads: Crewe Alexandra | Stevenage

Next Matches

Crewe Alexandra Stevenage
4/21 H: Colchester United 4/21 H: Bristol City
4/26 A: Bristol City 4/26 H: Walsall
5/3 H: Preston North End 5/3 A: Brentford

Steve Davis may shuffle his pack as Crewe look to continue their fine run of form in npower League One against Stevenage.

Victory would move the Railwaymen level on points with play-off incumbants Swindon and MK Dons, who are not in league action this weekend, and Davis only has a pair of injury concerns to occupy himself with following a month that has brought four wins from five matches.

Goalkeeper Steve Phillips is a minor doubt with a groin complaint but expects to play, while midfielder Ollie Turton (thigh) is set to remain sidelined.

Newcastle loanee Brad Inman is poised to continue in midfield alongside Abdul Osman and skipper Luke Murphy after extending his stay at Gresty Road until February 11, but forward Lauri Dalla Valle plays the final match of his spell from Fulham.

Sam Hoskins is set to be added to the Stevenage squad.

The 19-year-old striker joined Boro on loan from Southampton for the rest of the season on Thursday.

Hoskins is likely to start on the bench with Stevenage boss Gary Smith having an almost fully-fit squad available.

Defender Jon Ashton remains the only injury absentee with an Achilles problem and he is edging closer to a return to action.

Smith will be considering making changes, though, after his side fell to a third straight defeat at Walsall on New Year's Day.

Bondz N'Gala, Robin Shroot, Marcus Haber and Greg Tansey are among those pushing for recalls after starting on the bench on Tuesday.