Azam Uganda Premier league
Express FC vs Soana FC
Tuesday, 13-03-2018 @4:30pm
Mutessa II War Memorial Stadium
Express FC face a must win league encounter today as they host Soana FC.
The Red Eagles seat at the bottom of the league with 10 games left to play and lay four pounts adrift of safety.
Express lost their last league fixture 4-3 away to Police by virtue of a Ben Ocen 99th minute winner at Namboole.
They have acquired the services of former KCCA FC coach George Best Nsimbe to help the technical team in their quest to avoid the drop.
Nsimbe, a former league winner with KCCA is expected to commence his work today.
Their opposition today comes in the form of a Soana side whose form has improved of late after acquiring the services of former Cranes international Alex Isabirye Musongola.
Isabirye has seen Soana climb up the table of late and they seat in 11th, five points away from the drop.
Soana won the first meeting between these two side this season 1-0 at Kavumba.
That victory was their first win against the Red Eagles since December 2014 when the Kavumba based side triumphed 2-1 at Wankulukuku.
The reverse fixture last season saw both clubs play out a 2-2 draw in 20-05-2017.
This fixture has seen a home win in only one of the last seven meetings with the away side winning in three occasions.
Express are winless in their last four fixtures in all competitions, losing three and drawing 0-0 with Proline in the other.
The Red Eagles have registered only one win in the 10 league matches that Shafick Bisaso had been in charge. The sole win came at home to Bul FC on 13-Feb-2017.
At home, Express has won only one of their last seven league games (D2 L4).
For Soana, they seem to have improved their form somehow since the turn of the year, losing only twice in the seven games in all competitions (W3 D2).
Smart Obed’s side have however won only once is their last five league games (D2 L2). The victory came in their last encounter against URA in a 1-0 home win.
Soana have been dreadful away from home, winning only one of their last 13 travels (D3 L8). The victory came by virtual of a 1-0 result away to Jinja based Kirinya.