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Busoga United vs UPDF: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Match Stats

Tuesday, 27-04-2021
*URA FC vs Mbarara City FC, Ndejje @4pm
*Busoga United vs UPDF FC, Njeru @4pm
*SC Villa vs BUL FC, Bombo @4pm
*Kitara FC vs UPDF FC @4pm


Team news

•Busoga United will be without Goalkeeper Ali Kimera who is side-lined with injury.
•Sharif Kimbowa is back for the Students while Abubaker Otwao is still nursing bruises.
•UPDF on the other side will be without long-term absentee Simon Mbazira.
•Goalkeeper Kisembo Douglas is not yet fully fit for the match so he will continue waiting for his debut.
•Sam Kintu returns after missing the last two games because of suspension.

Probable Lineups

Busoga United FC – Micheal Nantamu (GK), Franco Onen, Douglas Muganga, Shafik Kakeeto, Franco Magero, George Kasonko, Jeromy Kiirya, Ivan Wani, Isma Mugulusi, Shaka Ssozi.

UPDF FC – Kibowa Eric, James Begesa, Isa Mubiru, Vuni Joseph, Bernard Muwanga, Sam Kintu, Ibrahim Wammanah, ZZinda Hussein, Kalumba Brian, Alex Kitata, Brian Kayanja.

Preview – Busoga United Seeking To Maintain Fine-Recent Home Form

Busoga United will be looking forward to maintaining their recent-perfect home form against UPDF at FUFA Technical Centre Njeru.

Busoga have won all of their last four league-home games and will feel confident they can get all three points.

Having won the Jinja derby, the Students come into this game with lots of confidence.

UPDF will hope to build on their win against Kitara FC, last time out, but will know it will be hard against an In-form Busoga side.

Match Stats

This will be the sixth meeting between the two sides. Busoga United have won three times while UPDF have won twice.

Busoga United sits 12th on the log with 23 points in 20 matches. They have won 6 matches so far, drawn 5 and lost 9 times scoring 17 goals and conceding 31.

UPDF are 6th on 31 points with 10 wins, 1 draw and 9 loses scoring and conceding 28 times apiece.

At home Busoga United have played 10 matches in the league winning 4, drawing 3 and losing 3.

Busoga United have won all four of their last home matches in the league, at Njeru.

Busoga United last home loss was a 4-0 defeat to KCCA on 2nd March 2021. Since then they have defeated MYDA, Kitara, Onduparaka and Police FC.

UPDF last win on the road was in a 3-0 victory at MYDA on 12th March 2021.

The Army side have played 9 away matches in the league grabbing 3 wins, 6 loses and are yet to draw on their visits. They have scored 13 goals and allowing 19 against them.

In the last five matches away, Kefa Kisala boys have won twice and lost three times keeping clean sheets in both matches they have won.

Head to Head

5th/12/2020
UPDF 3-0 Busoga

9th/03/2018
Busoga 3-0 UPDF

21st/11/2017
UPDF 0-1 Busoga

28th/02/2017
Busoga 2-0 UPDF

24th/09/2016
UPDF 1-0 Busoga

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