MATCH PREVIEW: Crewe v Orient
9:13am Thursday 13th November 2008 in Orient Match Previews
League One, Saturday, November 15, 3pm
LAST TIME AT GRESTY ROAD: Crewe 0 Orient 2 (League One, 25-08-07) Orient maintained their flying start to the season thanks to JJ Melligan's first half strike and Adam Boyd's penalty five minutes from time.
HEAD-TO-HEAD: Orient seven wins, Crewe seven wins and six draws.
FORM: The Railwaymen have failed to secure a win in their last nine league games.
They were able to avoid a potential banana-skin though against non-league Ebbsfleet in the first round of the FA Cup on Saturday, after securing a 1-0 home win.
DANGER MAN: After going his first 12 games without a goal, Scottish striker Clayton Donaldson has started to find his scoring touch having netted three times in Crewe's last two games.
FUN FACT: Former Boo Radleys drummer Rob Cieka (below) is listed amongst Crewe's famous fans. The alternative rock band split in 1999, and Cieka is now in the band Domino Bones, alongside former Happy Mondays dancer Bez.
PREDICTION: Crewe 1 Orient 2