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Tyrone Barnett takes a shot.
The official flags Ajay Leitch-Smith offside. Michael Doughty on for Matthew Tubbs. Free kick taken by Kyle McFadzean.
Lee Bell takes a shot. Scott Shearer makes a save. Byron Moore takes a shot. David Hunt gets a block in.
Ajay Leitch-Smith on for Nick Powell.
Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Dugdale. Sergio Torres takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save.
Headed effort from inside the area by John Akinde misses to the left of the goal.
Centre by Dean Howell.
The ball is delivered by Dean Howell, Steve Phillips makes a save.
Headed from the edge of the area by Tyrone Barnett goes wide of the left-hand post.
Andy Drury is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Dugdale. Caution for David Artell.
Matthew Tubbs takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.
Unfair challenge on Andy Drury by Lee Bell results in a free kick. Andy Drury takes the free kick. John Akinde replaces Josh Simpson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dannie Bulman on Byron Moore. Adam Dugdale takes the free kick.
Andy Drury takes a short corner. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Andy Drury, Andy Drury produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
Sergio Torres takes a shot. Blocked by Adam Dugdale.
Adam Dugdale is cautioned.
Pablo Mills challenges Byron Moore unfairly and gives away a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Nick Powell from the free kick. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Nick Powell.
Tyrone Barnett has a headed effort at goal from just inside the area that misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Drury by Adam Dugdale. Dean Howell restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Dannie Bulman goes wide of the left-hand post.
Wes Fletcher goes off and Ashley Westwood comes on.
Matthew Tubbs takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips. Tyrone Barnett concedes a free kick for a foul on David Artell. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Phillips. David Hunt takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.
Corner taken by Andy Drury.
Sergio Torres takes a shot. Save made by Steve Phillips.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Andy Drury from the right by-line to the near post, Adam Dugdale makes a clearance.
Andy Drury has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.
Headed effort on goal by Matthew Tubbs from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the target.
Kyle McFadzean takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save.
Adam Dugdale fouled by Tyrone Barnett, the ref awards a free kick. Steve Phillips takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Dugdale on Tyrone Barnett. Dean Howell fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.
Matthew Tubbs finds the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Crewe 1-1 Crawley Town.Assist by Andy Drury. Nick Powell is cautioned.
Josh Simpson takes a shot. Blocked by Nick Powell.
Andy Drury has a shot on goal from outside the box which misses left.
Andy Drury challenges Byron Moore unfairly and gives away a free kick. Adam Dugdale takes the indirect free kick.
Pablo Mills on for Claude Davis.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kyle McFadzean by Wes Fletcher. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.
Tyrone Barnett takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.
Unfair challenge on Nick Powell by Tyrone Barnett results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Steve Phillips.
Andy Drury takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Adam Dugdale makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Andy Drury.
Shaun Miller challenges Sergio Torres unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shaun Miller shown a red card. Free kick taken by David Hunt.
Tyrone Barnett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Artell. Nick Powell takes the free kick.
Centre by David Artell, Adam Dugdale takes a shot. Tyrone Barnett manages to make a clearance.
Andy Drury gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Byron Moore. Direct free kick taken by Nick Powell.
Wes Fletcher scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Crewe 1-0 Crawley Town.The assist for the goal came from Byron Moore.
Foul by Kyle McFadzean on Shaun Miller, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.
Byron Moore takes a shot. Scott Shearer makes a save. Shaun Miller takes a shot. Blocked by David Hunt. Shaun Miller takes a shot. Save by Scott Shearer. Corner from left by-line taken by Nick Powell. Effort from outside the penalty box by Nick Powell goes wide right of the goal.
Sergio Torres produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.
Alex waiting on Artell
Crewe will continue to monitor captain David Artell as they prepare to host Crawley.
Artell underwent an injection to ease his persistent Achilles problem this week and is hoping to retain his place at centre-back.
Fellow defender Ashley Westwood is back in contention after serving the final game of a three-match suspension when the Railwaymen drew 1-1 at Northampton last weekend.
Luke Murphy is set to add to boss Steve Davis' midfield options after returning to fitness.
Murphy was initially ruled out of the win over Hereford in Alex's last outing at Gresty Road and a knock to his knee meant his recovery did not progress sufficiently enough to be included at Sixfields.
Leaders Crawley will be unchanged.
Boss Steve Evans has no injury worries and will name the same team which thumped Burton 3-0 last weekend to move three points clear at the top.
Town's form is so good - they have won their last five matches and are unbeaten in 14 - that club captain Pablo Mills cannot break into the side and will be on the bench once again.
Evans will have to make a change for their next game against Gillingham on Boxing Day, though, as midfielder Andy Drury plays the last match of his three-month loan spell from Ipswich on Saturday.
Drury has yet to taste defeat in 14 appearances for Crawley, who want to sign him permanently in January.
Ten-man Alex hold league leaders
Matt Tubbs netted his 15th goal of the season to secure a 1-1 draw for leaders Crawley against a resilient Crewe side who played 75 minutes with 10 men.
Wes Fletcher had put the home side ahead after just nine minutes before Shaun Miller was given his marching orders with just 15 minutes on the clock, but Tubbs ensured Town stretched their unbeaten run to 15 games.
Crewe had flew out of the blocks, Byron Moore and Miller both testing Crawley goalkeeper Scott Shearer with early efforts before Fletcher headed the Alex in front.
Miller should have doubled the lead moments later but fluffed his header at the far post when Powell swung in the perfect free-kick.
Miller's afternoon was cut short soon after when referee Stuart Attwell showed the youngster a straight red after going in over the top in a 50-50 challenge with Sergio Torres.
Crawley took control and Tubbs headed home Andy Drury's cross to level in the 31st minute.
Alex `keeper Steve Phillips had to produce two superb saves to keep out headers from Tubbs and Torres while the former also nodded another effort inches wide.
Attwell fell further out of favour with the home crowd when he awarded a free-kick rather than a penalty after Pablo Mills tripped Moore in the box.
The under-pressure referee then suffered more abuse from the home crowd after waving away appeals for another penalty when Moore's goalbound shot was clearly handled in the box.
Crawley offered little in attack late on as the Alex's 10 men held on for a deserved point.
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