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

Friday, November 26
*UPDF vs Busoga United, Bombo Military Barracks Ground
*SC Villa Vs Onduparaka, Njeru
*Arua Hill vs KCCA, Barifa Playground
*Express vs Wakiso Giants, Wankulukuku Stadium
*Bright Stars vs Tooro United, Kavumba Recreation Ground
*Police vs Mbarara City, MTN Omondi Stadium Lugogo


Team News

  • Ibrahim Wammanah is a doubt for hosts UPDF and he will face a late fitness test.
  • Ivan Kato is ruled out due to sickness.
  • For Busoga United, they will be without Kibale Elvis who is injured.
  • Paul Ssekulime is back to full recovery while Opaala Edrine Mukisa, Ngonde Elvis, Bithum Douglas are in line to face UPDF.

Probable Lineups

UPDF – Brian Bwete (GK), James Begesa, Oyirwoth Daglas, Denis Ssekitoleko, Bernard Muwanga, Mudde Musa, Okello Donato, Mugisha Rogers, Yiga Frank, Kigozi Ambrose, Ivan Ahimbisibwe.

Busoga United – Nantamu Mucheal (GK), Bithum Douglas, Basoga Derrick, Onzima Peter, Elvis Ngonde, Opaala Edrine Mukisa, Anthony Mayanja, Ssekulime Paul, Anwar Ntege Mustafa, Shaka Ssozi

Preview: Both Sides Seek to Return to Winning Ways

Both UPDF and Busoga come into this tie at Bombo hoping to return to winning ways, the hosts lost their last game 2-1 to KCCA while the visitors played out a goalless draw with Bright Stars.

Both sides last win came on Matchday five, UPDF defeated Mbarara City 1-0 while Busoga United were 3-1 winners away to Tooro United.

They have all registered two wins and two loses, UPDF FC have drawn two times while Busoga United have drawn once with one game less than UPDF.

UPDF sits 5th on the log with 8 points in 6 matches while Busoga United are 10th with 7 points in 5 matches.

The last time the two met ended in a goalless draw while UPDF defeated Busoga United 3-0 in the first round at the Bombo Military Barracks Ground.

Goals from Brian Kayanja and Kalumba Brian penalty and a Douglas Muganga own goal.

Stats

  • This will be the 7th meeting between the two sides.
  • In the previous six meetings, UPDF have won twice while Busoga United have registered three wins they have drawn once.
  • Last season, Brian Kayanja, Brian Kalumba and an own goal from Douglas Muganga handed UPDF a 3-0 win against Busoga United in Bombo while the reverse fixture ended goalless.

Head to Head

2020/2021
Busoga United 0-0 UPDF
UPDF 3-0 Busoga United

2017/2018
Busoga United 3-0 UPDF
UPDF 0-1 Busoga United

2016/2017
Busoga United 2-0 UPDF
UPDF 1-0 Busoga United


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