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Express FC vs URA FC: Tax Collectors hoping to avoid third successive loss to Red Eagles as focus shifts to Uganda Cup

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Express FC vs URA FC: URA hoping to avoid 3rd straight loss to Express
This will be the third meeting between the two sides this season. (PHOTO/Courtesy)

Uganda Cup Round of 16
Express FC vs URA FC
Mutessa II Stadium
Saturday, 01-05-2021

URA FC will be out to stop the bleeding against Express FC when the two sides meet on Saturday in the Uganda Cup round of 16 first leg at Wankulukuku.

Express have already beaten URA twice this season, both victories coming in the league.

They won 1-0 in Ndejje before taking care of the second game 3-1 at Wankulukuku.

To reach this stage, Express eliminated Kyetume FC 3-2 on aggregate while URA edged Mbarara City 1-0 over two legs.

The Red Eagles come into the game after a 2-0 win over Onduparaka in the league while the Tax Collectors beat Mbarara City at the home with a similar score.

This will be the 24th meeting between the two sides with URA managing 10 wins, Express 4 and 10 games have ended in stalemates.

Wasswa Bbosa’s charges are unbeaten at home in 11 games in all competitions (W7 D4).

The Express FC tactician says that his side are focused and prepared for the game.

“This will be the third time for us to meet and we respect our opponents, the two league wins we got over them were not simple and so this game won’t be easy. We just have to concentrate on scoring goals and emphasizing my players to be focused all though the game.” Bbosa said ahead of the game.

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The hosts will be without Arthur Kiggundu, Abel Eturude anda George Senkaaba. Defender Isaa Lumu is also out due to fever.

Steven Mukwala are Cromwel Rwothomio are unavailable on the visitors side after they failed to pass the late fitness tests.

The two teams will meet in the return leg on Tuesday, May 04.

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