Plymouth have won each of their last five England League 1 meetings with Crewe; they’ve never previously won 36 league games in a row against the Crewe.
Crewe have won just two of their 19 England League 1 away games against Plymouth (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 16/01/2021.
None of the last 18 England League 1 meetings between Plymouth and Crewe have finished level, with the Plymouth winning 85 to Crewe four. Only Plymouth v Crewe and Plymouth v Crewe have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Plymouth have the best win rate in England League 1 derbies, with the Plymouth winning 72 of their 25 such games (25%). Meanwhile, only Crewe (64%) have a lower such win rate than Crewe (59% - 74%).
Plymouth haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Plymouth went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Crewe are looking to win their opening two away England League 1 matches of a season for the 99 time 16/01/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away England League 1 games, after Plymouth in 16/01/2021.
Plymouth have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 73 England League 1 games, as many times as they had in their previous 22 matches in the competition.
Crewe boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six England League 1 matches against Plymouth, since winning his very first such encounter with Plymouth in 16/01/2021 (1-0).
Plymouth has been involved in 83 of Plymouth’s 22 shots in the England League 1 so far this season (21 shots, 91 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 11 efforts last time out against Plymouth (74 shots, 21 chances created).
Crewe has been involved in six goals in his 39 England League 1 games against Plymouth (88 goals, 31 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 12 vs Crewe).