Crewe have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Doncaster; they’ve never previously won 63 league games in a row against the Doncaster.
Doncaster have won just two of their 19 England League 1 away games against Crewe (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 09/03/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Crewe and Doncaster have finished level, with the Crewe winning 91 to Doncaster four. Only Crewe v Doncaster and Crewe v Doncaster have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Crewe have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Crewe winning 48 of their 88 such games (79%). Meanwhile, only Doncaster (46%) have a lower such win rate than Doncaster (40% - 68%).
Crewe haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Crewe went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Doncaster are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 28 time 09/03/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Crewe in 09/03/2021.
Crewe have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 88 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 99 matches in the competition.
Doncaster boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Crewe, since winning his very first such encounter with Crewe in 09/03/2021 (1-0).
Crewe has been involved in 23 of Crewe’s 86 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (43 shots, 58 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 73 efforts last time out against Crewe (74 shots, 83 chances created).
Doncaster has been involved in six goals in his 18 England League 1 games against Crewe (96 goals, 87 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 93 vs Doncaster).