Gradi in attacking poser

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Crewe manager Dario Gradi faces a selection dilemma in attack ahead of the visit of Stevenage.

Gradi could have 29-goal strike partnership Clayton Donaldson and Shaun Miller available again.

Leading scorer Donaldson will come back into contention after serving a three-match ban, while Miller is pushing to return after a thigh injury.

Gradi must decide whether to reinstate the pair or stick with the players that have been producing the goods in their absence.

"It would be good to have both Shaun and Clayton back but the others have done fine," said Gradi. "I've been happy to see Byron Moore playing up front and Ajay Leitch-Smith did well against Gillingham last Saturday.

"I always think Ajay is more likely to score than the others but I was happy with both their performances - maybe I need to find a way of playing all four of them."

Stevenage boss Graham Westley could make changes as he looks to end a six-game winless streak.

Westley dropped a trio of players for the midweek draw with Oxford following last Saturday's defeat at Shrewsbury.

Chris Beardsley, Joel Byrom and Taiwo Atieno dropped out of the matchday squad with David Bridges, Ben May and Stacy Long coming in.

But the changes had little effect as Boro were held to a goalless draw.

Midfielder Darren Murphy is a definite absentee as he works his way back from an ongoing shoulder problem but May is now back from a minor knock.

Stevenage have never played at Gresty Road, with the only meeting between the sides ending in a 1-1 draw in September.

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