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May 24, 2024

The Anchorman

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EXPRESS vs MBARARA CITY; The Red Eagles look to keep on tabs with the leaders

Joseph Balikuddembe 

Wasswa Bbosa and his men would like to keep the table leaders in check when they host a stubborn Mbarara city.

City have not lost a game since Livingston Mbabazi assumed the job from Brian Senyondo. They have beaten Wakiso Giants and MYDA in the process. They held BUL FC at Bugembe in Mbabazi’s first game in charge.

Express were held by rivals SC Villa at Bombo in the derby which saw them fall to 3 points behind URA and Vipers .

A win today will Express restore the deficit to 3 points behind the leading couple who won their respective games to Kitara and BUL and went to 42. Express are on 36.

Head to Head

The previous 5 meetings have been dominated by Mbarara city with 2 wins and a draw, whereas Express have only won once.

Key stats

Express FC are unbeaten at home. They have won 5 and drawn 3 out of the 8 games played at home so far

City on the contrary have lost 5 games on the road, with only 2 wins to brag about. They have drawn only once.

Team news

Defender Murushid Juuko will serve his final game of suspension today after seeing red against URA at Wankulukuku.

Abel Etrurude is the other player that Wasswa Bbosa will not have for selection. George Senkaba continues to be sidelined through Injury, joined by Arthur Kiggundu.

Mbarara city won’t have  defender Hilary Mukundane through suspension. He recieved a 4 match ban for verbally assaulting a match official

Stephen Othieno will also be out of contention. Others to miss out are Jasper Ahebwa, Soulayimame Bamba and Wol Makweth.

Other matches on Saturday 17th April

Wakiso Giants vs Onduparaka
UPDF vs Kyetume
MYDA vs Bright Stars
Busoga United vs Police FC