Wednesday April 04, 2023
Uganda Premier League
Green Light Stadium
BUL FC make the trip to Green light stadium to face Onduparaka in a Uganda premier league match on Wednesday in Arua city.
The Eastern Giants come into the game on the back of a 0-0 draw at Gaddafi in the Jinja derby last time out, while Onduparaka also come into this one on the back of a disappointing 4-1 defeat at Express.
BUL edged their hosts in the reverse fixture with a 1-0 victory at FUFA technical centre, with Karim Ndugwa scoring late in the game.
Twenty points, and eleven positions separate the two teams as BUL sit third on the log with 30 points after winning eight, drawing five and losing five in 18 matches.
As for Onduparaka, they have only two wins and six draws in 18 matches to gather ten points, which are only good for the 15th place on the table.
Ronald Otti remains out of action for BUL, Reagan Kalyowa is also not ready for a return yet while Jerome Kirya is also in the treatment room because of injuries.
Having gone three games without scoring a goal, coach Simeon Masaba said they have sharpened their boots and in no time, goals will start to rain.
“Recently we have not been scoring and playing well but we have tried to correct the mistakes and we are trying to improve,” he said.
“Players have been given the freedom and confidence they need to start scoring, and although it is not going to be an easy game, we are going to see that we fight and get the good results.”
Head to head
The two sides have met competitively for a total of 14 matches, with BUL winning seven of those meetings. Of the remaining seven meetings, Onduparaka won two, with the sides settling for a draw on five occasions.
Last four meetings
November 02, 2023
BUL FC 1-0 Onduparaka
April 30, 2022
BUL 0-0 Onduparaka
October 30, 2021
Onduparaka FC 0-2 BUL FC
May 22, 2021
BUL FC 3-1 Onduparaka FC
BUL have won two games away from home this campaign, drawing three as well as losing four times to collect nine points in nine matches on the road.
The Eastern Giants have won six in the past seven meetings with the Caterpillars in all competitions, putting forward twelve goals and conceding one across that run.
This fixture has produced 20 goals but BUL have a big share of 15 to their name.
Onduparaka’s two victories over the Eastern Giants came in 2018 (1-0) and 2019 (1-0) and they were all at Green Light stadium.
The Caterpillars have also won only two home matches, drawn three and lost four to count nine points from their yard.
There will be no live coverage for this game. However, our social media channels will provide a full text coverage during the game, followed by a match report and match highlights.
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