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Andy Monkhouse finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Hartlepool 3-0 Crewe.Assist by Charlie Wyke.
Long distance shot from Kelvin Mellor misses to the left of the net.
The ball is crossed by Kelvin Mellor, clearance by Evan Horwood. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Luke Murphy, Peter Hartley manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Abdul Osman.
Gregor Robertson takes a shot. Blocked by Sam Collins. Corner from right by-line taken by Luke Murphy. Short corner taken by Byron Moore from the left by-line, Neil Austin manages to make a clearance.
Foul by Mathias Pogba on Andy Monkhouse, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood from the left by-line.
Nathan Luscombe joins the action as a substitute, replacing James Poole.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mathias Pogba on Evan Horwood. (Crewe) makes a substitution, with Ryan Colclough coming on for Ajay Leitch-Smith. Direct free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
Unfair challenge on Abdul Osman by Jack Baldwin results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Luke Murphy.
The ball is swung over by Luke Murphy, Neil Austin makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Abdul Osman by Charlie Wyke. Free kick taken by Adam Dugdale.
The ball is crossed by Luke Murphy.
Ritchie Humphreys fouled by Mathias Pogba, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
Jonathan Franks has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the target.
Max Clayton is brought on as a substitute for Chuks Aneke.
Effort on goal by Ajay Leitch-Smith from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.
Unfair challenge on Jack Baldwin by Byron Moore results in a free kick. Evan Horwood takes the free kick.
Centre by Andy Monkhouse, Jack Baldwin takes a shot. Mark Ellis gets a block in.
Effort on goal by Jonathan Franks from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Byron Moore crosses the ball.
Handball decision goes against Ritchie Humphreys. Free kick taken by Luke Murphy.
Foul by Evan Horwood on Mathias Pogba, free kick awarded. Luke Murphy restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Mathias Pogba, Peter Hartley gets a block in. Luke Murphy takes a corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chuks Aneke on Evan Horwood. Evan Horwood takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Evan Horwood from 20 yards. Save by Steve Phillips. Evan Horwood decides to take a short corner.
Corner taken by Evan Horwood from the right by-line, clearance by Chuks Aneke.
Jonathan Franks crosses the ball, Charlie Wyke takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save. Corner taken left-footed by Evan Horwood.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Murphy on James Poole. Free kick taken by Sam Collins.
Mathias Pogba takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Ritchie Humphreys on Mathias Pogba. Direct free kick taken by Luke Murphy.
Outswinging corner taken by Evan Horwood.
(Crewe) makes a substitution, with Mathias Pogba coming on for Bradden Inman.
Evan Horwood sends in a cross.
James Poole concedes a free kick for a foul on Bradden Inman. James Poole receives a yellow card. Luke Murphy takes the direct free kick.
Evan Horwood sends in a cross, clearance by Gregor Robertson.
James Poole takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.
James Poole takes a shot. Steve Phillips makes a save. Evan Horwood takes a corner.
The ball is swung over by Byron Moore, Jack Baldwin manages to make a clearance.
Evan Horwood delivers the ball, Effort on goal by James Poole from deep inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Jonathan Franks gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Hartlepool 2-0 Crewe.Jack Baldwin provided the assist for the goal.
The official flags Byron Moore offside. Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Evan Horwood, clearance made by Luke Murphy.
Neil Austin sends in a cross, Adam Dugdale manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Jonathan Franks, clearance by Kelvin Mellor.
Charlie Wyke grabs a headed goal from close in. Hartlepool 1-0 Crewe.Assist by Jack Baldwin. Simon Walton goes off and Andy Monkhouse comes on.
Ritchie Humphreys takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips.
Abdul Osman concedes a free kick for a foul on James Poole. Free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
The ball is sent over by Luke Murphy, save by Scott Flinders.
Right-footed shot by Jack Baldwin went wide right of the net.
Byron Moore produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.
Sam Collins takes a shot. Save by Steve Phillips. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Evan Horwood, Mark Ellis manages to make a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Jonathan Franks, Abdul Osman manages to make a clearance.
Chuks Aneke takes a shot. Comfortable save by Scott Flinders.
Foul by Charlie Wyke on Adam Dugdale, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Luke Murphy.
Simon Walton takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Ellis.
Unfair challenge on Jack Baldwin by Abdul Osman results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
Luke Murphy crosses the ball.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Gregor Robertson from the left by-line, clearance by Ritchie Humphreys.
Wyke striving for Pools inclusion
Hartlepool striker Charlie Wyke is hoping to shake off illness in time for the home game with Crewe.
Wyke, on loan from Middlesbrough, was forced off in the second half of Saturday's 2-1 win at Scunthorpe and replaced by Steve Howard.
Howard is likely to continue alongside James Poole if Wyke fails to make it.
Otherwise, manager John Hughes could name an unchanged starting line-up for the seventh game running as Pools look to extend their unbeaten league run to seven matches.
Midfielder Antony Sweeney is still struggling with a knee injury and teenage defender Jordan Richards has been ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on his knee cartilage problem.
Pools are chasing three straight league wins for the first time since September 2011 as they continue their bid to escape relegation.
Crewe manager Steve Davis has no fresh injury worries.
Defender Matt Tootle has recovered from a foot injury and is set to feature for Alex's Under-21 team at Wigan on Monday afternoon.
Max Clayton came off the bench to fire a late winner against Coventry at the weekend and is also set for further action with the second string, alongside fellow striker and trialist Nathan Ellington.
Rookie defender Jon Guthrie (groin) is Davis' only concern and the Alex boss believes managing his players' workloads effectively will be key during a busy run of fixtures.
"With the amount of games we have coming up in a short space of time, the recovery times will be important," Davis told Crewe's official website.
"We will be organising the training to make sure that the recovery is spot on. (Hartlepool) are on a little run, so it will be a tough game up there."
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