Express Vs BUL: Team News, Probable Lineups, Preview and Stats

Saturday 7th May, Match day 28.

*Express Vs BUL, @4pm-Wankuluku.
*KCCA FC Vs Busoga United, @pm, Lugogo live at Sanyuka TV.
*SC Villa Vs Vipers SC – FUFA technical center

*Wakiso Giants Vs Policec FC – Wakisha
*URA FC Vs Bright Stars – Arena of visions


Team News.
Express are welcoming back their Captain Enock Walusimbi from suspension and midfielder Daniel Shabena is back as well.

Otherwise, the entire Red Eagle squad is available for selection.

BUL will welcome back Douglas Muganga from red card suspension he got against Gaddafi FC

Defender Lawrence Kasadha will be unavailable after sustaining a knee injury last game while Jeromy Kirya is on suspension after accumulating more yellow card.

Aggrey Madoi might require a let fitness test to be considered while Captain Saidi Keni is still troubled by a knee injury.

Probable lineups

Express FC – Otim James , Issa Lumu, Enock Walusimbi, Arthur Kiggundu, Abel Etrude, Murshid Juuko, Abel Etrude, Ivan Mayanja, Martin Kizza, Joseph Akandwanaho, Eric Kambale

BUL – Emmanuel Kalyowa, Walter Ochora, Ibrahim Kazindula, Richard Ayiko,Umar Mukobe,George Kasonko, Ibrahim Muguludi, Richard Wandyaka, Simon Peter Oketch ,Karim Ndugwa, Ivan Wani

Preview: Express Welcome BUL In The Battle For Top Places

Last season’s champions Express FC will be chasing down their slim chances of top four finish when they host contender BUL FC at Wankulukuku.

With three games left to play, Express are currently 7th on log with 42 points, seven behind fourth-placed Arua Hill.

The hosts are looking for a return to winning ways after back to back losses against Vipers and Onduparaka.

They will be hoping to complete a league double over BUL having won the reverse fixture1-0 win at Kyabazinga Stadium in October last year.

“We’ve definitely not had a good run in our last two games, it’s very unfortunate that we gave everything but we didn’t come out on top,” said Express interim coach James Odoch.

“A lot needed to be worked on and that’s what we’ve tried to sort, defending set-pieces well and our finishing. BUL FC is definitely a good side and they’ve done well this season but we want to win like we did in the first leg”.

Visitors will be looking forward to reclaim their fourth position after Arua Hill beat Onduparaka to move fourth.

They dropped to 5th, with 46 points and they visiting Wankulukuku at the back of two straight draws against KCCA FC (1-1) and a goalless one against Onduparaka in their last encounter.

The visitors will also be looking for the first win at Wankululu since 2016.

BUL FC assistant coach and Express FC old boy James Magala is confident about the win.

“I am excited we are playing against Express, a team I played for and enjoyed representing but playing against them as a coach is different because this is a job,
We are going there with an objective of winning because everyone knows we need the three points,” said Magala.

“They are a good team and we respect them, but we are well prepared to earn the three points, the boys are in good conditions and ready to win the game” he added.

Head To Head.

2021/22
Express ??? BUL
BUL 0-1 Express

2020/21
*Express Vs BUL (not played due to Covid)
*BUL 0-4 Express

2019/20
*Express Vs BUL (not played due to Covid19)
*BUL 1-0 Express

2018/19
*BUL 1-0 Express
*Express 0-0 BUL

2017/18
*Express 2-0 BUL
*BUL 1-0 Express

2016/17
*BUL 3-0 Express
*Express 0-1 BUL

2015/16
*BUL 2-0 Express
*Express 4-0 BUL


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