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High flying Bul, unbeaten URA in match day 7 duel

Bul FC are second on the log (file photo)

StarTimes Uganda Premier League
Bul FC vs URA FC
Njeru Technical Center, Jinja
Tuesday, 05-11-2018 @04:30pm

JINJA – Bul FC will host URA at the Njeru Technical Center in Jinja as the StarTimes Uganda Premier League enters into week 7.

Peter Onen’s side are flying high at the moment having won a league-high four games (level with Vipers) this season and sitting in second on the log.

Two of the four Jinja-based side’s victories have come at home, defeating Paidah Black Angels 3-0 and then thumping Ndejje 4-1 on Saturday afternoon. However, their only loss this season has also come at Njeru, when Tooro United came calling and walked away with all three points on match day two.

Onen will be banking on midfielder Daniel Shabena and vice-captain Hamis Tibita to inflict the necessary damage onto URA. The duo have each scored three goals this season with Shabena finding the back of the net twice on Saturday.

For URA, they come into Tuesday’s game still unbeaten in the league and sitting 8th on the log.

The Tax Collectors have drawn a league-high four games this season including the 0-0 draw at home to Nyamityobora on Friday.

Coming up against a Bul side that has scored seven goals in three league home games will have to worry URA who have fired blanks in their last two games.

Match Facts:

This is the 15 meeting between Bul and URA in the top flight.

In the first 14 games, URA has defeated Bul seven times, losing only twice and drawing the other five.

Away from home, the Tax Collectors have won only two of their seven visits to Bul, losing two and drawing three.

The reverse fixture last season ended in a 1-0 victory for Bul.

Bul head into the game having won five of their last seven games (D1 L1).

At home, Onen’s side has lost only two of their last 12 league games (W7 D3).

For URA, they are currently on a nine-game unbeaten run dating back to last season (W3 D9).

Away from home, they have not lost any of their last five games (W1 D4). The last time URA lost a league home away from home was in the 7-2 humiliation at the hands of KCCA in April.

The other games on Tuesday.

– SC Villa vs KCCA FC @04:00pm

– Nyamityobora vs Kirinya JSS @04:30pm

– Ndejje University vs Bright Stars @04:30pm

 

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