The odd goal decided an even game as Accrington won 1-0 (1-0) away to Crewe in the League One on Saturday.
It was Crewe’s fourth game in a row without a win.
Accrington took control already in the first half and their 1-0 lead at half time went unanswered after a goalless second.
The last outing between the teams ended in a 2-0 home win for Crewe in February 2021.
After this game in the League One, Crewe will play Charlton (away) on 2021-08-28, Morecambe (home) on 2021-09-04 and Shrewsbury (away) on 2021-09-11. Accrington play Milton Keynes (away) on 2021-08-28, Shrewsbury (home) on 2021-09-04 and Sunderland (away) on 2021-09-11.