Date: 24th September 2015 at 9:41am
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The Saddlers play host to Crewe Alexandra this Saturday knowing a victory could put them back at the top of League 1.

The Saddlers record overall against Crewe is not bad, although the last few years we have struggled to beat the Railwaymen.

In our history we have face Crewe seventy times, with Walsall winning thirty one, Crewe winning twenty two and drawing seventeen.

Recent Head to Head between both sides

21 Aug 1999 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra L 1-4
22 Jan 2000 Crewe Alexandra v Walsall W 2-3
26 Dec 2001 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra W 2-1
25 Aug 2003 Crewe Alexandra v Walsall L 1-0
07 Feb 2004 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1
08 Dec 2007 Crewe Alexandra v Walsall D 0-0
24 Mar 2008 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1
23 Aug 2008 Crewe Alexandra v Walsall L 2-1
10 Mar 2009 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1
20 Oct 2012 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra D 2-2
27 Apr 2013 Crewe Alexandra v Walsall L 2-0
14 Sep 2013 Crewe Alexandra v Walsall W 0-3
11 Mar 2014 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra D 1-1
18 Oct 2014 Walsall v Crewe Alexandra L 0-1
18 Apr 2015 Crewe Alexandra v Walsall D 1-1


As you can see the Saddlers have not beaten Crewe at home since 2001 thanks to goals from Aranalde and Biancalani.

Interestingly before last seasons 1-0 defeat we had drawn the last five against Crewe.