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May 24, 2024

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EXPRESS FC vs KITARA: The Red Eagles target vital points to strengthen grip

Hazel Atwine

The league’s most in form side Express FC will host the league’s worst side Kitara FC who may be relegated today with 4 matches left on schedule.

Despite picking some form of late that saw them record impeccable results against Kyetume and MYDA FC, they have failed to leave the bottom of the log.

They are currently 13 points behind 13th placed Busoga United.

Express FC have had a perfect run of 6 games that have seen them assume leadership of the log with 55 points. URA follows with 54 and Vipers SC with 53.

Head to head

Frank Kalanda scored a penalty in Express’ first round win over Kitara (Photo: Express Fc)

Their only meeting was edged by Express FC at Kavumba thanks to a late penalty by Frank Kalanda.

Key stats

° Express are the only side in the league to have a clean bill at home. They haven’t tasted any defeat at Wankulukuku this term.

° Only Vipers and URA with 9, have the better winning rate at home than Express FC. The others teams with an equal record are KCCA FC and Police FC with 8 wins.

° No team has conceded a lesser number of goals than Express FC at home. They have only let in 5 goals while playing at Wankulukuku with a an overall of total of 13.

° Kitara have conceded the highest number of goals in the league this term with 70 and 37 of those have come while playing away from home

° Kitara and Kyetume are the only sides yet to win a match away from home. But Kitara have lost 10 times and drawn twice on the road.

Team news:

Midfielder Mahad Yaya Kakooza has been passed fit to play some part in today’s match.

George Senkaaba remains the only key player out of contention today.

Charles Kyimuhendo did not travel with the team from Masindi due to illness, whereas Captain Maxwell Owachigiu opted out due to personal reasons