Crewe manager David Artell expects midfielder Paul Green to be out for the season with a knee injury.
Substitute Ashley Hunter sealed a 4-3 penalty shoot-out win for Fleetwood against Crewe after Jason Holt cancelled out Ryan Wintle's opener in normal time.
Veteran defender Nicky Hunt has joined Crewe after a successful trial.
Crewe will consider starting Chris Dagnall when they host Forest Green on Tuesday.
Charlie Kirk scored a last-gasp equaliser as Crewe salvaged a late 2-2 Sky Bet League Two draw at Stevenage.
Crewe manager David Artell hailed Eddie Nolan as 'outstanding' after the defender triggered a one-year contract extension.
Crewe captain George Ray could play a competitive game at Gresty Road for the first time this season when Forest Green visit.
A shell-shocked Danny Cowley slammed Lincoln's 'disgraceful' performance and apologised to supporters following the Imps' 4-1 defeat to Crewe.
Danny Cowley is hoping for a double boost as Lincoln attempt to bounce back from last Saturday's defeat at Crawley against Crewe.
David Artell could not hide his frustrations as Crewe surrendered an 88th-minute lead to lose 2-1 at home to Exeter in Sky Bet League Two.
Crewe's leading scorer Chris Porter is likely to be out for six weeks with an ankle problem which requires an operation.
Crewe have completed the loan signings of Harry McKirdy from Aston Villa andDan Barlaser from Newcastle.
Peterborough have signed winger George Cooper from Crewe for an undisclosed fee.
Crewe manager David Artell was left to lament missed opportunities after seeing his side go down to a 1-0 defeat at Carlisle.