Tuesday 11th May
*UPDF vs MYDA, Bombo Barracks Military Ground
*Onduparaka vs SC Villa, Greenlight Stadium
*Soltillo Bright Stars vs Mbarara City, Kavumba Recreation Ground
*Busoga United vs Wakiso Giants, FUFA Technical Centre Njeru
•UPDF doesn’t have any fresh injury concerns ahead of Tuesday’s game.
•Assistant Captain Ibrahim Wammanah is still out for some time with a knee injury.
•Dickens Okwir is still nursing an head injury though he returned to some light training.
•Simon Mbazira is still unavailable for the Army sides while goalkeeper Kisembo Douglas is not yet fully fit but started training.
•Mafabi Isma travelled with the MYDA team to Bombo after recovering from injury.
•Solomon Babyesiza is still out with a knee injury.
•Mutebi Eric is doubtful for the game due to some family issues.
Probable Line ups
UPDF FC – Kibowa Eric (GK), James Begesa, Isa Mubiru, Vuni Joseph, Bernard Muwanga, Sam Kintu, Charles Ssebutinde, ZZinda Hussein, Kalumba Brian, Alex Kitata, Brian Kayanja
MYDA FC – Osikol Isaac (GK), Outta Dickson, Basoga Derrick, Etoju Amos, Kirya Amos, Mafabi Isma, Lojum Brady, Okello Stephen, Basi Mark, Batali Moses, Musamali Paul
Preview – UPDF seeking to bounce back from humiliation
UPDF will be looking to bounce back to winning ways after they were humiliated by Wakiso Giants 5-1 at Kabaka Kyabaggu Stadium last weekend.
Coming into this game, MYDA drew their match against Kyetume 2-2 in the game were they missed two penalties but struck late to salvage a point.
Goals from Robert Eseru, Kalumba Brian and Davis Kasirye gave visitors UPDF all the three points against MYDA at King George memorial stadium in the first round.
UPDF have kept four clean sheets at home this season in the league against Busoga United, Police FC, Mbarara City and Wakiso Giants.
For MYDA, they have only kept one clean sheet on the road, coming in a 1-0 win against Kyetume FC.
UPDF have failed to score in 4 league home matches, against Onduparaka FC, URA FC, Wakiso Giants FC and Vipers FC.
MYDA on the other side have failed to score in 4 away games, against Vipers, SC Villa, KCCA FC and Busoga United FC.
UPDF biggest win at home was a 4-2 victory against Kyetume while their biggest loss was a 3-0 defeat to Vipers.
MYDA biggest away loss was a 7-0 humiliation by Vipers and their biggest away win was a 3-2 victory at Onduparaka.
UPDF last game at home in the league was a hard earned 2-1 win against Kyetume.
MYDA last away game in the league was a 6-1 loss to Police FC.
This will be the second meeting between the two after UPDF were 3-0 winners in the first meeting.
-Sits 8th in the standings with 32 points after winning 10, 2 draws and 10 losses.
-They have scored 29 goals and conceded 33 with a goal-difference of -4.
-When at home, the Kefa Kisala coached side have played 11 matches collecting 22 points with 7 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. They have scored 15 and conceded 9 goals at home.
-In their last five matches at home, the Army side have won 3, one draw and a loss, scoring 7 times and conceding 6.
-Their overall last 5 matches stand at 2 wins, 2 loses and a draw.
-They are 15th with 10 points in 22 matches with 2 wins, 4 draws and 16 loses.
-The Tororo based side have scored 25 goals and conceded a league high 65 with a Goal Difference of -40.
-Away from home, MYDA have played 11 matches with 2 wins, 1 draw and 8 losses. They have scored 11 goals and conceded 33 collecting 7 points.
-In their last five away matches, MYDA have won 2 and lost 3 scoring 6 times and Conceded 11 goals.
-While in their overall last five matches, they have won and drawn once and lost the other 3.
Head to Head
12th March 2021
MYDA 0-3 UPDF