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Leicester City vs. Crewe Alexandra

Walkers Stadium

25/11/08

7.45 p.m.

Railwaymen Come to Town

Leicester will be looking to cement their place at the top of League One as bottom club Crewe visit the Walkers later this evening.

The away side are 11 games without a win and will be eager to take some points againt the Foxes who sit comfortably at the top of the tree after their 2-1 victory over Scunthorpe on Saturday.

Vital Quotes:

Leicester City Manager Nigel Pearson (from LCFC OS): 'It's another chance to claim three points in front of our own supporters. We have got to stay focused on the task ahead. We will be going all out for a win on Tuesday night'.

Crewe Manager Dario Gradi (from Crewe OS): 'We know we are rated as rank outsiders to get a result at Leicester but I've heard that before. We are realistic that it will be difficult to go there and get a result against what is the current top team in this league but we have done it before'.

Leicester City Team News:

Leicester could be without right back Marc Edworthy and goalkeeper Paul Henderson who both struggled with minor injuries in Saturday's win at Scunthorpe.

Player to watch: Leicester

Lloyd Dyer

Crewe Alexandra Team News:

Michael O'Connor will be back in contention following his suspension for five yellow cards.

Striker Calvin Zola is a doubt, and Stuart Green remains ruled out of contention.

One definite change will see Stuart Tomlinson replace Steve Collins.

Player to watch: Crewe

Kenny Lunt

Match Facts & Stats

Crewe are still looking for their first away win of the season as they travel to the Walkers tonight.

Leicester on the other hand have lost just one at home this season.

Crewe have the worst goals conceded away in League One this season. Subsequently, Leicester have the best defensive record at home.

Top scorers (League One):

Leicester: Matty Fryatt (13)
Crewe: Tom Pope (5)

Ref Watch:

G L Ward

Match Prediction:

Leicester 2-0 Crewe Alexandra

Next Fixtures:

League One:

Leicester: 6/12/08 - Southend (H)
Crewe: 6/12/08 - Cheltenham (A)


The Journalist

Writer: JBFox Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday November 25 2008

Time: 11:48AM

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if you dont win this one....and win it well....you want shooting....
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