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

Match-day 8

Tuesday, November 30
*Onduparaka Vs Express – Arua
*Tooro United Vs UPDF – Buhinga
*URA FC Vs Police – Ndejje
*Wakiso Giants Vs Bright Stars – Wakissha
*Busoga United Vs Arua Hill – Njeru
*Mbarara City Vs SC Villa – Kakyeka

Wednesday, December 1
*Gaddafi Vs Vipers – Gaddafi Arena
*KCCA FC Vs BUL FC – Lugogo


Team News

  • Marvin Oshaba continues to miss out with a sprain ankle.
  • Shafic Nana Kakeeto trained on Monday but games comes too early, Henry Mwemezi, Denis Ojara and Isaac Mpagi are also sidelined
  • For UPDF, Ibrahim Wammanah returns while Kato Ivan is ruled out with malaria.
  • Mugisha Rogers is doubtful for the encounter.

Probable Lineups

Tooro United – Kenneth Lukyamuzi, Hood Kakooza, Ponsiano Ssegonja, Gerald Lubanjwa, Adrian Sserugo, Julius Pirwot, Hussein Mwanje, Ronald Mubiru, Abdulkarim Kasule, Mark Nsubuga, Edward Kawooya

UPDF: Brian Bwete, James Begisa, Oyirwoth Douglas, Denis Ssekitoleko, Bernard Muwanga, Okello Donato, Ibrahim Wammanah, Yiga Frank, Salim Huud, Kigozi Ambrose, Ivan Ahimbisibwe

Preview: UPDF Target Tooro United Scalp

UPDF will hope to end their winless run away from home as they visit off form Tooro United at the Buhinga Stadium.

The Army side have played three away games this season picking just a point against Onduparaka in the opening match and losing there last two visits to URA and KCCA.

They face a Tooro United side who has failed to fully take advantage of being at home after winning just one against Mbarara City, a one all draw against Gadaffi FC and a 3-1 loss to Busoga United.

Sitting 15th on the log with 4 points, Tooro United have lost all their last 5 games to Bright Stars, URA, Wakiso Giants, Busoga United and KCCA.

The hosts’ only 4 points were in the opening two matches of the season after a 1-0 win over Mbarara City in the Derby and a 1-1 draw with Gadaffi FC.

UPDF on the otherside are 5th on the standing with 11 points in 7 matches, winning 3 against Express, Mbarara City and Busoga United, Draws against Onduparaka and Gadaffi and losing to URA and KCCA.

Brian Senyondo’s side comes into the game at the back of a 2-1 victory over Busoga United while Tooro United lost 1-0 to Bright Stars.

The last time they met, Tooro United came on top after a 2-1 win thanks to Allan Kayiwa’s penalty and Wanok Pate’s first half goals.

Tooro United defeated UPDF at home 1-0 with Willy Kavuma on the scoresheet earlier in the season.

Stats

This will be the seventh meeting between the two sides.

Tooro United have beaten UPDF 3 times while UPDF have won twice with one draw.

Head to Head

2017/2018
UPDF 1-2 Tooro United
Tooro United 1-0 UPDF

2016/2017
UPDF 2-0 Tooro United
Tooro United 3-1 UPDF

2015/2016
UPDF 4-0 Tooro United
Tooro United 0-0 UPDF


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